NZ tourism needs ‘Govt support’ warns Mackenzie mayor – Mathew Littlewood, Timaru Herald

Mackenzie District Mayor says the country's tourism experience risks becoming degraded without a proper nation-wide strategy for it.

Mackenzie District Mayor Graham Smith

Smith’s submission argues that other industries such as farming and transport are subject to pollution controls and environmental standards, and any strategy for New Zealand tourism should also be “subject to controls where the environment or sites of cultural or heritage value are being adversely affected”.

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