Is Tourism an Extractive or Stewardship Industry?

By Brian Megaw | April 19, 2021

Milford Sound, New Zealand When I, and I imagine most people, think of mining, we think of enormous holes in the ground with colossal machinery lumbering like ants upon the devastation. Whether it be mountain top removal for coal, mineral extraction for precious metals or the grotesqueness of tar sand operations, we all have a [...]

Working On It!

By Brian | March 18, 2018

Working On It! The Sustainable Commitment recently put out by the Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) is a very worthwhile statement of intent, so in this blog I thought I would briefly outline how River Valley (one of the early signers) measures up in one of the four areas. That area is Environment. In addition to […]

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