POLYNESIAN SPA. A MODERN  THERMAL SPA WITH A RICHHISTORY UTILIZING A PRECIOUS     AND WELL MANAGED   GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE  ...
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POLYNESIAN SPA. A MODERN  THERMAL SPA WITH A RICHHISTORY UTILIZING A PRECIOUS     AND WELL MANAGED   GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE  ...
Geothermal Sustainability- Legislation- Motivated tourism operators                                4
New Zealand – Where are we?                              5
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About New Zealand 4.5 million people 50 million sheep 2.5 million overseas  visitors per annum                         9
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The Maori People                   22
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Waiariki = water of the gods = hot springs                                             24
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“Rotorua’s geothermalactivity is unique becauseof its variety.Every geothermalexperience is verydifferent, and it’s in aco...
“… (The Rotorua area)…when its sanitaryresources are developed,it may prove a greatsource of wealth to thecolony.”William ...
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GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE REDUCTION THROUGH  RE-CYCLING – FILTERING – RE-HEATING OF POOL WATER  POOLS EMPTIED                  G...
Threats to Rotorua’s geothermal            resource                                  47
“...tourism is the key economic driver.The essential point of difference is ourgeothermal setting. So it’s vital everythin...
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More protection 1991- Resource Management Act 1991- Environment Bay of Plenty                                 50
The Resource Management Act 1991- Regulates access to all resources- Sustainability & management of  effects- Effects on e...
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...water levels have recovered,...flows of hot springs have increased...fluid flow to many previously dormant springs andg...
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   Kuirau explosion                       56
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The Role of Tourism in Sustainability- NZ Tourism Strategy- Guardianship- Hospitality                                     ...
Manaaki Whenua, Manaaki Tangata, Haere Whakamua  Care for the land, Care for the people, Go forward.                      ...
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Thank you – Muchas gracias                             61
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  1. 1. POLYNESIAN SPA. A MODERN THERMAL SPA WITH A RICHHISTORY UTILIZING A PRECIOUS AND WELL MANAGED GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE Martin Lobb Managing Director Polynesian Spa 1
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  3. 3. POLYNESIAN SPA. A MODERN THERMAL SPA WITH A RICHHISTORY UTILIZING A PRECIOUS AND WELL MANAGED GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE Martin Lobb Managing Director Polynesian Spa 3
  4. 4. Geothermal Sustainability- Legislation- Motivated tourism operators 4
  5. 5. New Zealand – Where are we? 5
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  9. 9. About New Zealand 4.5 million people 50 million sheep 2.5 million overseas visitors per annum 9
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  11. 11.  Mt Ruapehu in the snow 11
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  22. 22. The Maori People 22
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  24. 24. Waiariki = water of the gods = hot springs 24
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  27. 27. “Rotorua’s geothermalactivity is unique becauseof its variety.Every geothermalexperience is verydifferent, and it’s in acompact geography.Ensuring the resource islooked after is part of our Don Gunn – General Managermost important business.” Destination Rotorua Tourism Marketing 27
  28. 28. “… (The Rotorua area)…when its sanitaryresources are developed,it may prove a greatsource of wealth to thecolony.”William Fox – Prime Minister ofNZ, 1870’s 28
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  46. 46. GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE REDUCTION THROUGH RE-CYCLING – FILTERING – RE-HEATING OF POOL WATER POOLS EMPTIED GEOTHERMALTO WASTE STEAM FROM POOLS EMPTIED PRODUCTION STORAGE VAT AND STERILISED BORES 184,000 LITRES EACH DAY CAPACITY AT 70-80ºC POOLS OVERFLOW PUMPED TO INDIVIDUAL BACK TO HOLDING POOLS HOLDING TANK TANKS FOR CONTINUED CYCLE PUMPED TO PLANT FOR FILTERING – RE-HEATING TO INDIVIDUAL POOLS TEMPERATURE 46
  47. 47. Threats to Rotorua’s geothermal resource 47
  48. 48. “...tourism is the key economic driver.The essential point of difference is ourgeothermal setting. So it’s vital everythingpossible is done to preserve this resourceincluding its iconic features – such as Picture of GraemePohutu geyser. Osborne or PohutuOur resource works like a garden hose, Geyserwith a sprinkler on your lawn. If you runanother sprinkler off it, the water on eachsprinkler diminishes.” 48
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  50. 50. More protection 1991- Resource Management Act 1991- Environment Bay of Plenty 50
  51. 51. The Resource Management Act 1991- Regulates access to all resources- Sustainability & management of effects- Effects on environment must be minimized- Affects every New Zealander 51
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  53. 53. ...water levels have recovered,...flows of hot springs have increased...fluid flow to many previously dormant springs andgeysers resumed….....it appears that the 1986 closure programme togetherwith the field management plan has deliveredsignificant success in the recovery of the geothermalreservoir.” 53
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  56. 56.  Kuirau explosion 56
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  58. 58. The Role of Tourism in Sustainability- NZ Tourism Strategy- Guardianship- Hospitality 58
  59. 59. Manaaki Whenua, Manaaki Tangata, Haere Whakamua Care for the land, Care for the people, Go forward. 59
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  61. 61. Thank you – Muchas gracias 61
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