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FMC calls for Tourism Taskforce

In the next month or two, most holidaying Kiwis will witness first-hand the pressures of burgeoning tourism. Its impacts on infrastructure are obvious; roads, carparks, campsites, conservation honeypots, even […]

Further Funding for Consortium

In a big vote of confidence the Outdoor Recreation Consortium was recently granted its 3rd year of funding, another $400,000 will go to backcountry projects led by volunteers, bringing […]

Ngapunatoru Aircraft Landings Update

FMC and the New Zealand Alpine Club (the largest member club of FMC) state that they remain deeply disappointed in the Department of Conservation’s performance and […]

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"Conclusion:Analyses to date highlight the importance of national parks in attracting visitors and generating revenue for New Zealand. Future work will allow greater exploration of the relationships with other initiatives and potential marketing opportunities to boost the economic gains for conservation."

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