An online learning journey for hosts engaged in New Zealand's tourism-related enterprises


Back to Life is an introduction to a regenerative way of thinking and acting that will be more appropriate to the post Covid19 context.  It is designed to share knowledge, develop skills and boost the confidence of would-be change makers and leaders (hosts) who wish to co-create a thriving tourism sector in New Zealand.

Who will benefit from this program?


A diversity of perspectives: public & private sector; hospitality, transport, recreation, conservation, retail, farmers, arts & culture; doers, planners & thinkers.


Those who are open-minded, curious, open-hearted; willing to question; up for some hard thinking & self-reflection; caring & committed to making a contribution; in for the long haul. 


Commitment to participating in the program (approximately 3-4 hours every 2 weeks) – February - May

Takeaways & Outcomes

Guiding Framework grounded in ecological (living systems) thinking
A better understanding of the four capitals (New Zealand’s living standards framework) and how your work can contribute to them
Action learning: practices to be implemented following each session
A community of practice that can help (1) shape tourism in Aotearoa and (2) regenerate the economy and communities going forward
Enhanced local community capacity to generate new initiatives and respond to change

Learn More

Programme Overview
How to Register