This report assessed the socio-economic effects of concession-based tourism on local and regional communities and economies in order to better inform DOC’s concession management activity.
Fiordland National Park costs almost $9m a year to run but in 2005 it added an estimated $228m to the national economy.
Review a summary of reports on the economic impacts of public conservation lands in New Zealand.
Learn about the significance of Abel Tasman National Park and Queen Charlotte Track on the Nelson-Tasman and Marlborough regional economies.
Find out about the economic impacts of West Coast conservation lands on the regional economy.
Ski areas studies on NZ Tourism Research Institute website
The Economic Importance of Wildlife Conservation on the Otago Peninsula – 20 Years on (PDF on University of Queensland website, 154K)
Economic Impact Analysis of the Cape Rodney Okakari Point (Leigh) Marine Reserve on the Rodney District (PDF on MarineNZ website, 962K)
CITES endangered species
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Call to report sick or injured wildlife, and whale or dolphin strandings.