Describe the degree of success you have had to date. How do you measure, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the impact on sustainability or enhancement of local culture, environment, heritage, or aesthetics? How has it transformed or contributed to the power of place or demonstrated the sustainability of tourism? How does your approach minimize negative impacts?
By protecting the forest remnants we have a huge increase in native birds and regeneration of the forest. To ensure we had connectivity with the outside world we organised the installation of WiFi broadband while at the same time creating alternative power systems. We support local Maori by introducing overseas visitors to their culture and likewise our local school with fundraising activities.