On The Point Sustainability

Committed to conserving our special part of the world

The owners, management and staff at On The Point are committed to the wellbeing of our precious environment and community.  

Without compromising the guest experience or operational standards, we embody the principles of Manaakitanga. Manaakitanga is a responsibility placed on the people (whenua) of Rotorua to provide guardianship over our resources. It is also an invitation to our visitors (manuhiri) to share in these resources.

What we do for the environment

  • Belong to the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter
  • Recycle all waste
  • Use biodegradable, ecofriendly cleaning products
  • Use biodegradable bin liners and guest laundry bags
  • Replace any light bulbs with energy saving bulbs (ongoing)
  • Use organic food wherever possible
  • Minimise the use of paper
  • Have an energy management plan
  • Change guest sheets every third day unless otherwise requested

What we do for our community

  • Employ local staff wherever possible
  • Contribute to community events
  • Educate our staff on sustainable practices to all new staff
  • Continuously improve our sustainability practices