Responsible camping

Camping is a great way to experience New Zealand. Most campers are respectful and bring welcome economic benefits to our regions.

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Funding for summer 2019/20

Following on from the success of last summer, the Government has announced that a further $8 million is being made available to continue to help encourage responsible camping around New Zealand.

Responsible Camping Working Group

The Responsible Camping Working Group includes representatives from local and central government, and tourism sector agencies.

Results from summer 2018/19 funding

$8.5 million was made available to help address some immediate issues for summer 2018/19.

Responsible camping data

Analysis of responsible camping by international visitors in New Zealand