Legal snags mount for Goff's proposed rates increase for hotels and motels

Mon 29 May 8

Adding a surcharge to cover council rates potentially breaches two acts.

Urgent legal work needed before Goff's pillow tax can be struck

Mon 22 May 6

Mayor Goff is keen for the vote to go his way.

Goff says 'pillow tax' for Auckland's hotels and motels to be slashed

Mon 8 May 12

Goff insists ratepayers should not be paying Ateed's events marketing budget. He talks to NBR Radio's Grant Walker.

AN ARTIST'S IMPRESION: of the redeveloped Bowen Campus at Wellington's Victoria University

Big surge in commercial accommodation consents

Fri 5 May

New Auckland hotels and motels continue to boost commercial consents – up 41% on the previous year.

RUSSELL BARTLETT QC: Highly debatable benefits

Goff’s ‘bed tax’ not taken lying down

Fri 7 Apr

The irony of the debate is the council is itself a major benefactor from Ateed’s efforts.

Auckland mayor Phil Goff (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Goff unrepentant about 150% plus rates increases being forced on hotels, motels

Wed 22 Feb 6

Mayor insists the accommodation sector benefits directly from Ateed's efforts to market the city and attract major events.

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