Take a look at the NZRA submission on the Hutt City Council Long Term Plan 2018-2028
Take a look at the NZRA submission on the Hamilton City Council Long Term Plan 2018-2028
Take a look at the NZRA submission on the Dunedin City Council Long Term Plan 2018-2028
Take a look at the NZRA submission on the Christchurch City Council Long Term Plan 2018-2028
Take a look at the NZRA submission on the 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan 2050
It has been forecasted that by 2025 there will be over 5 million international visitors to New Zealand, the majority of which will seek to recreate on Public Conservation Land.
In 2010 Operators agreed on 8 industry safety principles that underpin safety in the Adventure activity sector. These principles continue to provide the foundation for our advocacy position for the sector:
Recreating in and on New Zealand’s freshwater rivers and lakes is a highly popular activity. Swimming is the second most popular form of Activity for New Zealanders with 30.2% of the population. Fishing is the 5th most popular form of Active Recreation for New Zealanders, with 19.5% of the population participating in that activity at least once every 12 months. Canoeing/kayaking has participation levels in a similar realm to Football, Tennis, Netball or Cricket;
In 2011 DoC opened up the winter months from May-September to mountain bikers on the Heaphy Track, as a trial. Investment was poured into upgrading the track, building new bridges and the new Perry Saddle, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. Overall users went up from around 5,000 a year to almost 7,000, of which around 1,700 were most likely mountain bikers.