Due to the recent heavy rainfall, a number of roads and walking/cycling tracks in the Waikato are closed. If you are travelling to or through the Waikato region, please visit Waka Kotahi’s Journey Planner website for up-to-date roading information and check the local Council’s Facebook page for the latest updates and advice.

Regenerative & Sustainable Tourism

Tourism Sustainability Commitment

The New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment aims to see every New Zealand tourism business committed to sustainability by 2025.

Our vision is Leading the World in Sustainable Tourism - Toitū te taiao, toitū te tāpoi. E kōkiri ana e Aotearoa. To deliver on this, we must grow an industry which delivers high quality experiences for both domestic and international visitors while having a positive impact on local communities, contributing to the restoration and protection of our natural environment, and rebuilding the economic sustainability of the sector.

Find more information about the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment here

The TSC was developed by Tourism Industry Aotearoa, the voice of New Zealand's tourism industry. TIA are inviting every New Zealand tourism business to join them on this sustainability journey.

Sign up to the Tourism Sustainability Commitment to become part of New Zealand tourism's fastest growing community. There are a range of free tools and resources to help you your business achieve the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitments, and by signing up you'll make a positive difference to you and your team, your business, our industry and Aotearoa.