scoop.co.nz 25 Mar, 2021 03:00 am

Nash Intent On Taxing The Life Out Of Tourism

Nash Intent On Taxing The Life Out Of Tourism
“Be warned, the Labour Government looks set to break more promises with Tourism Minister Stuart Nash saying in Parliament today on the potential for introducing bed taxes that would hit New Zealanders, ‘there’s a whole lot of work going on ...

’ “In December Radio New Zealand and Stuff reported ‘Queenstown hotel owners are distressed to learn that a proposed bed tax is being considered by the Tourism Minister while they struggle to survive.“The Minister needs to understand that in normal times international visitors to New Zealand already pay their way – they paid $1.” p NEW ZEALAND POLITICS Gordon Campbell: On Why Emirates Team New Zealand Is A Really, Really Bad Look Now that the patriotic frenzy has died down, maybe we should all look in the mirror and reconsider the implications of our America’s Cup victory being won by a team called “Emirates Team New Zealand”?Arguably, our connection to the feudal regimes that comprise the United Arab Emirates carry almost as much reputational risk as if we were talking about Myanmar Airlines Team New Zealand.

More>> ALSO: Emirates Team New Zealand - Win The 36th America's CupScoop i Parliament Nash Intent On Taxing The Life Out Of Tourism “Be warned, the Labour Government looks set to break more promises with Tourism Minister Stuart Nash saying in Parliament today on the potential for introducing bed taxes that would hit New Zealanders, ‘there’s a whole lot of work going on in that space,’” says ACT Tourism spokesperson Dr James McDowall.

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