Benefits of conservation publications
IntroductionView publications that look at the benefits of conservation.
Identifying public expectations for the management of iconic species, places and local treasures
This project identifies whether people believe there are some highly valued species and places, and if so, how they expect DOC to manage them.
Regional Economic Impacts of Abel Tasman National Park and Queen Charlotte Track
Learn about the significance of Abel Tasman National Park and Queen Charlotte Track on the Nelson-Tasman and Marlborough regional economies.
Regional Economic Impacts of Fiordland National Park
Fiordland National Park costs almost $9m a year to run but in 2005 it added an estimated $228m to the national economy.
Regional Economic Impacts of West Coast Conservation Land
Find out about the economic impacts of West Coast conservation lands on the regional economy.
Socio-economic effects of concession-based tourism in New Zealand’s national parks
This report assessed the socio-economic effects of concession-based tourism on local and regional communities and economies in order to better inform DOC’s concession management activity.
The value of conservation
Review a summary of reports on the economic impacts of public conservation lands in New Zealand.
- Ski areas studies on NZ Tourism Research Institute website
- The Economic Importance of Wildlife Conservation on the Otago Peninsula – 20 Years on (PDF on University of Queensland website, 154K)
- Economic Impact Analysis of the Cape Rodney Okakari Point (Leigh) Marine Reserve on the Rodney District (PDF on MarineNZ website, 962K)