This summer's injury figures might be eye-opening for many.
Without international visitors the number of people heading outdoors hasn't dropped off - it's spiked.
Some cafés have had to close entirely as they ran out of food.
Franz Josef's population has plummeted from 1000 people to less than 400 as skilled workers leave the district.
Members of a Tauranga hapū will be taking time off the marae this summer to keep an eye on visitors.
WorkSafe has come under fire for not providing enough oversight of the sector.
"If you're willing to pay for a campervan at least you have the ability to dispose of your excrement in a way that... meets our brand."
The proposal, released in October, was set to be discussed at today's tourism summit.
Both organisations were speaking at an online travel summit on Thursday.