Affiliations

Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter

This is an agreement between tourism organisations in Rotorua. The Buried Village along with these organizations have committed to developing a sustainable tourism industry in the Rotorua district. The Buried Village is dedicated to protecting and enhancing our natural environment for visitors, businesses and the local community.

Responsible Tourism Statement for the Buried Village
Click here to download our Responsible Tourism Statement. PDF Format.

Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter
Qualmark

Qualmark is the official quality assurance system for the tourism industry in New Zealand . The Buried Village of Te Wairoa has been benchmarked as one of the first visitor attractions to receive this quality endorsement the Qualmark TM licence demonstrating that it has met the quality standards defined by the tourism industry. This quality assurance system also assures you that this attraction has taken a vital step in creating long-term and sustainable tourism in New Zealand .

Qualmark
Tourism Industry of New Zealand (TIANZ)

TIANZ is a membership-based and funded organization representing the interests of over 3,500 businesses throughout the New Zealand tourism industry. TIANZ has four main areas of activity: industry advocacy, business networking (TRENZ, NZ Tourism Conference and NZ Tourism Awards), industry development programmes and membership services.

Tourism Industry of  New Zealand (TIANZ)
NZ Historic Places Trust

As a member and supporter of the NZ Historic Places Trust we embody our national living heritage and contribute to our sense of national identity. The Buried Village of Te Wairoa contains archaeological sites that tell important stories about this heritage and people that lived here. It is part of Rotorua and New Zealand ’s cultural landscape. The NZ Historic Places Trust and the Buried Village are passionate about preserving and promoting our heritage in this recognized historic area.

NZ Historic Places Trust
Maori In Tourism Rotorua

Is dedicated to strengthening and developing Maori and cultural tourism, particularly within the Rotorua region.

Maori In Tourism Rotorua
Rotorua Chamber of Commerce

Rotorua’s leading business organization and an affiliate member of the NZ Chambers of Commerce. It helps members build better businesses through advocacy; networking, support services, training and development, and encourages the business community’s pursuit of business excellence.

Rotorua Chamber of Commerce
Inbound Tour Operators Council (ITOC)

ITOC is a trade association made up of inbound tour operators (full members) and their suppliers (allied members). The Buried Village is an allied member. ITOC plays a vital and supportive role in the expansion of New Zealand tourism at the “sharp end” of our overseas marketing.

Inbound tour operators provide the vital link between suppliers of NZ products and services and the overseas wholesalers and travel agents who buy them.

Inbound Tour Operators Council (ITOC)
Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter Tourism Industry Association New Zealand