To encourage participation in outdoor recreation, and to protect and bring to life our historic heritage, we have developed the 'Destination Management Framework' programme.
Find information on surveys and research results on visitor use.
The number of visitors to New Zealand has grown strongly over the past decade with visitor arrivals forecast to reach 4.5 million by 2022.
The 2003-04 Recreation Opportunities Review and 2006 Recreation Summit engaged with the public on recreation and tourism management. They are still referred to by DOC.