New Zealand is a beautiful country. We plan to keep our parks, beaches, mountains and native bush free from pollution and waste by being actively involved in caring for the environment. It is everyone’s responsibility.
Some of the things we do are:
New Zealand has a carboNZero programme, an internationally recognised greenhouse gas emissions management and reduction scheme. You can calculate your carbon footprint by using the free travel and tourism calculator.
Here are some tips on how to be eco-wise and leave gentle footprints when travelling in New Zealand.
Litter-free places are healthy places. Waste is hazardous if disposed of incorrectly and can attract pests and disease. Reduce the amount of waste we make and dispose of it responsibly.
Around 20 percent of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions come from transport. We can help reduce this and save fuel by: