Story: Camping

Closing a historic campground, 2005

The summer of 2004–5 was the last time holidaymakers enjoyed the 50-year-old campground at Blue Bay (also known as Ōpoutama) on the Māhia Peninsula. This television news clip explains the reasons for the closure of this and many other camping facilities around the country.

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How to cite this page:

Mark Derby, 'Camping - Camping in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/39201/closing-a-historic-campground-2005 (accessed 25 June 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013