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NZ First leader Winston Peters says the government "gives almost nothing back to the regions to fund the cost of it." (Photo: David Broome NZ First)

Winston’s tourism GST redistribution plan gets tentative industry nod

Mon 26 Jun 6

The NZ First leader wants to give the GST paid by tourists in the regions to where their money was spent.

Vote on Goff's ‘pillow tax’ might be scuppered before it’s even discussed

Wed 31 May 1

To introduce a radical new narrowly targeted rate, the council must use the long-term plan process.

Tomorrow's 'pillow tax' vote could be scuppered before it's even discussed

Wed 31 May

Legal advice provided, unsolicited and free of charge, by an Auckland firm concerned at the council’s actions.

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.

Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett

How should New Zealand fund new infrastructure to cope with the tourism boom?

Thu 6 Apr

NBR poll participants have their say.

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