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“Change of direction”, “alignment” in draft strategy welcomed by industry bodies
6 Nov 2018   /

“Change of direction”, “alignment” in draft strategy welcomed by industry bodies

The industry has welcomed the “long over-due change of direction” and “alignment” contained in the government draft Tourism Strategy released today.


Draft Tourism Strategy launched, IVL splits 50:50 for conservation, tourism
6 Nov 2018   /

Draft Tourism Strategy launched, IVL splits 50:50 for conservation, tourism

The government has launched its draft Tourism Strategy for consultation and settled on the split of the funds raised from the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy. 


Industry voices concern over IVL revenue expenditure
28 Sep 2018   /

Industry voices concern over IVL revenue expenditure

The industry has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the new international visitor tax wisely, and ensure the circa $80m a year remains an additional – not replacement – funding source.


IVL rate set to raise $80m in first year
27 Sep 2018  

IVL rate set to raise $80m in first year

Affected visitors will pay at the top of the range put out for consultation by the Government.


LGNZ: Local tax needed to capture domestic, Aussie tourists
7 Aug 2018   /

LGNZ: Local tax needed to capture domestic, Aussie tourists

A proposed Local Tourism Levy would apply to all visitors including Kiwis.


Industry groups fall in behind border levy …with caveats
23 Jul 2018  

Industry groups fall in behind border levy …with caveats

Tourism associations have expressed support but have also issued a number of strong – and sometimes competing – qualifications.


RTNZ: Give IVL funds to conservation, set-up regional levies
20 Jul 2018   /

RTNZ: Give IVL funds to conservation, set-up regional levies

Funds from the proposed International Border Levy should be committed solely to conservation and the regions should have the power to implement their own levies, says Regional Tourism New Zealand.


Survey: GST trumps IVL as top tourism funding mechanism
2 Jul 2018  

Survey: GST trumps IVL as top tourism funding mechanism

NZ operators say a redistribution of GST receipts remains the preferred method of funding the country’s $36bn tourism industry.


Consultation period on International Visitor Levy extended
29 Jun 2018  

Consultation period on International Visitor Levy extended

The consultation period for the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy has been extended by one week.


Watch: Davis v Dean in Parliament
20 Jun 2018   /

Watch: Davis v Dean in Parliament

The tourism minister used previous statements made by senior members of National against them during an exchange on the proposed international visitor levy.


IVL: What we know and what we don’t know
18 Jun 2018  

IVL: What we know and what we don’t know

Here is what we know and what we don’t know about the International Visitor Levy


Details of the visitor levy have been released…
15 Jun 2018  

Details of the visitor levy have been released…

Foreign visitors from some countries will have to pay a new border tax next year and others face increased visa fees.


…so, where will all the money go?
15 Jun 2018  

…so, where will all the money go?

MBIE has outlined some of the kinds of investment into conservation and tourism that the levy could potentially contribute to.


Q&A with tourism minister Kelvin Davis
1 Jun 2018  

Q&A with tourism minister Kelvin Davis

Kelvin Davis on pushing ahead with the border levy, tackling freedom camping problems, and a desire to drive tourism-related education to the top of the school curriculum.


Planned border levy could exclude Australia, Pacific Islands
1 Jun 2018  

Planned border levy could exclude Australia, Pacific Islands

Warning bells are sounding within the tourism and aviation industries about exactly how a border tax will work, with the possibility several countries could be excluded.


TIA, TEC reaction to govt’s plan to implement border levy
11 May 2018  

TIA, TEC reaction to govt’s plan to implement border levy

The tourism minister has committed to implementing a border levy – TIA and TEC chiefs give their views.


Tourism Minister: International visitor border levy is coming
10 May 2018  

Tourism Minister: International visitor border levy is coming

A levy on international visitors to New Zealand is set to be finalised within weeks with implementation targeted for around Budget-time 2019.


Customs, MPI to cut border levy citing booming tourism
2 Feb 2018   / /

Customs, MPI to cut border levy citing booming tourism

Customs NZ and the Ministry of Primary Industries are planning to slash the Border Clearance Levy citing the country’s booming tourism sector.


IATA: New Zealand tourism tax ‘ill-conceived’
22 Dec 2017   /

IATA: New Zealand tourism tax ‘ill-conceived’

Reports suggest the New Zealand government is considering imposing charge on international air travelers.


National demands answers as govt’s border levy stance softens
22 Nov 2017   /

National demands answers as govt’s border levy stance softens

The National Party has launched a salvo of questions at Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis following his first address to industry, which appeared to soften the government’s stance on a border levy.


Newshub-Reid Poll: Majority support $50 tourist tax
25 Jul 2017  

Newshub-Reid Poll: Majority support $50 tourist tax

A Newshub-Reid Research poll has revealed many New Zealanders support a “tourist tax” to help fund infrastructure and the Department of Conservation.  


Tourist tax mooted to save threatened native birds
1 Jun 2017  

Tourist tax mooted to save threatened native birds

A tourist tax should be used to help stop the decline in the country’s native bird species, according to a new report from the Government’s environment watchdog.


Tourism Minister faces fire in Parliament
6 Apr 2017  

Tourism Minister faces fire in Parliament

Transcript of Questions & Answers in Parliament on Tuesday where Tourism Minister Paula Bennett faces her critics on the tourist border levy.


How to raise $75m to upgrade the Conservation estate
6 Apr 2017  

How to raise $75m to upgrade the Conservation estate

We have always prided ourselves that New Zealand is the land of the great outdoors.


Critics take aim at Bennett’s “no border levy” position
4 Apr 2017   /

Critics take aim at Bennett’s “no border levy” position

Tourism Minister Paula Bennett’s push to rule out a tourist border levy has drawn fire from politicians across the spectrum who labelled her stance as “irresponsible” and “short-sighted”.


Local visitor levies mooted for infrastructure funding
4 Apr 2017  

Local visitor levies mooted for infrastructure funding

Local visitor levies should be used as a tool to fund as infrastructure according to the findings of a new high-level report.


Bennett: We don’t want NZ to be a rip-off
3 Apr 2017   /

Bennett: We don’t want NZ to be a rip-off

In an interview with journalist Jessica Mutch on TVNZ’s Q+A on Sunday, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett justifies her opposition to a tourist tax.


LGNZ: We need $1.4bn to fund tourism infrastructure
16 Mar 2017   /

LGNZ: We need $1.4bn to fund tourism infrastructure

LGNZ has renewed calls for a new infrastructure funding mechanism after the cost of the nationwide project pipeline was revealed to be $1.38bn.


Impose targeted visitor tax at border, not on councils
15 Mar 2017   / /

Impose targeted visitor tax at border, not on councils

A targeted visitor tax imposed at New Zealand’s border is the fairest way to ensure tourists contribute to cover costs of their visit.


Bennett on funding: Industry must take lead and contribute
7 Feb 2017   / /

Bennett on funding: Industry must take lead and contribute

In a Q&A focused on funding, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett outlines the government’s view of investing in the sector and calls on the industry to contribute.