Consultation: Draft Tourism Environment Action Plan 2023

Submissions closed: 19 July 2023, 11:59pm

The Tourism Environment Leadership Group, supported by MBIE, are now carefully considering the feedback received and are working towards a final version.

The draft Tourism Environment Action Plan explores 6 Tirohanga Hou (new outlooks) and 22 actions for ensuring that tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand protects and restores the climate and environment.

You can read more about the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan at:

Phase 2: Environment

This is the second phase of work under the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan, following publication of the Better Work Action Plan.

Phase 1: Better Work

What we consulted on 

We sought feedback on the draft Tourism Environment Action Plan to understand:

  • whether the draft Action Plan accurately captures the vision for the future of tourism and the environment in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • which actions in the draft Action Plan are most important, and how actions should be prioritised and sequenced
  • whether other critical actions are missing. 

Consultation closed on 19 July 2023, 11:59pm. You can still view the draft Tourism Environment Action Plan at: 

Last updated: 04 August 2023