New Zealand Learning Adventures

  in the zone

In this wetland zone we see how traditional industries have been constantly changing the land's productive ability and economic value. 

Weeds of gorse and broom have spread over the lands and into the rivers after being left by miners and millers.  (These are attractive to visitors with their bright yellow flowers).

Conflicting Opinions
1) To maintain income producing industries

2) To protect the natural flora and fauna for future generations to enjoy and to loose the work homes and futures of the residents.

As we travel through these contentious areas we discover the arguments and learn of the compromises and consequences. 

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