New Zealanders feel so strongly about this that we have never built nuclear power plants. In 1984, Prime Minister David Lange barred nuclear-powered or nuclear-armed ships from using New Zealand ports or entering New Zealand waters.
Three years later, legislation was passed making New Zealand and its territorial sea nuclear-free. So you can holiday here knowing the only fall out you’re likely to experience is a fall out of bed after a night indulging in the country’s best lager.
The team at the Christchurch Wilderness base would just like to let everyone know that it's business as usual in the garden city. Matt, the Base Leader, asked me to tell you that the team and the base have come through the earthquake unscathed and are looking forward to setting you off on a Wilderness adventure.