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Ministers Speech to 100+ at the Inaugural Access Tourism NZ Conference: A Neglected Market in NZ


 Tariana TuriaThe Honourable Tariana Turia, Minister for Disabilities Issues and co-leader of the Maori Party opened the inaugural Access Tourism New Zealand Conference at AUT University Auckland on Monday (October 4th, 2010). 

 The conference was organized by the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute.  The audience of 100+ heard the Minister describe what Access Tourism is, and how this was the fastest growing sector overseas.  She pointed out that this is an economically important market that is  neglected in NZ.  She pledged her personal support for improving the performance of government agencies in removing participation and access barriers.

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