Thu, 09 Aug 2012 6:25p.m.
Tourism operators in the Central Plateau say they're struggling after Monday’s eruption on Mt Tongariro.
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13/08/2012 8:53:06 a.m.
Cant wait for the track to open will be up there as soon as it does. The only fear I have is the health and safety no fun mongers will keep this track closed for a very long time. 1080 has been the savior of our national parks. Deer are a pest animal here in New Zealand in case a tourist reading this was to be mislead into think it was a bad thing.
11/08/2012 9:09:40 a.m.
Tourism will also be affected by 1080 poison being spread over our forests and streams. Tourists are not be wanting to see the dead and rotting carcasses in what should be our clean green environment. See "Deer mass-poisoned" on youTube
10/08/2012 8:32:21 p.m.
Phil van Dusschoten wrote:
While watching this I suddenly had visions of the 1997 Movie Dantes Peak where People's safety is being set against economical interests. Interesting how Hollywood always seems to predict the future. I am surprised that people have not flocked to the mountains though as they have no trouble flocking to the beaches when there is a Tsunami warning..
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