4 Jul 2019

Bed tax, and more, needed

From The Panel, 4:45 pm on 4 July 2019

Local councils need help to deal with the increasing tourism, the productivity commission says. It delivered a long list of recommendations in a draft of its review of the finances of local councils.

A bed tax must be considered for smaller councils, it argues, as they simply can't cope with increasing tourism to their towns.

We ask Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull what the issues are.