Currently Working On

We Want Your Views

TIA regularly consults members on a wide range of issues. We currently want your views on the following:  



Maritime Levy

Maritime New Zealand is undertaking its regular 6 yearly review of the Maritime Levy. Please send feedback to TIA by 4 January 2019. 


Maritime Oil Pollution Levy 

This is to be reviewed separately and concurrently to the general Maritime Levy, so that industry participants get an understanding on the combined financial implications of the Oil Pollution Levy, fees, and the Maritime Levy. Please send feedback to TIA by 4 January 2019.


Productivity Commission Review of Local Government Funding

The Productivity Commission is undertaking a review of Local Government Funding and Financing. This has significance for issues like tourist levies funding local government. Read the issues paper. Please send feedback to TIA by 1 February 2019.


Government Tourism Strategy Draft

MBIE Tourism has released its Government Tourism Strategy Draft. The draft Tourism Strategy proposes a more deliberate and active role for government in tourism, to make sure that growth is productive, sustainable and inclusive. Please send feedback to TIA by 18 February 2019.


Airbnb Rating Arrangements

We’re working on Airbnb rating arrangements. More and more councils around the country are looking into passing legislation to introduce higher rates and tighter regulations on short term accommodation providers such as Airbnb and BookaBach.


National Park Management Plans

The Department of Conservation is consulting on a number of National Park Management Plans, with more scheduled to come up for review over the coming months.  


Status of DOC's National Park Management Plans & Conservation Management Strategies

Click here to see the status of all DOC's National Park plans and Conservation Management Strategies.

 If you would like to provide feedback on a particular park management plan review, or DOC's overall review process contact TIA Advocacy Manager Steve Hanrahan with your feedback, email 



Feedback contact

If you would like to provide feedback on any of the above pieces of work, contact TIA Advocacy Manager Steve Hanrahan, email