What do you think?

Please let us know your thoughts on the Stewart Island/Rakiura visitor levy by completing the survey below.
This is not formal consultation, but will help guide any changes that may be proposed. It is expected formal consultation would take place early in 2022. 

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* 1. Please fill in your contact information.

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* 2. Where do you live?

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* 3. Are you aware of the Stewart Island/Rakiura visitor levy?

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* 4. The visitor levy is currently $5 per person aged over 18 (with some exceptions). Southland District Council is considering increasing the levy, as the cost of proposed visitor related projects exceeds levy funds available. Do you support an increase to the visitor levy to help fund the shortfall?

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* 5. If you support an increase, what level of increase would you support?

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* 6. Would you support a seasonal difference in the levy amount (ie. lower in winter, higher in summer)?

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* 7. Do you have any comments about the Stewart Island/Rakiura visitor levy allocation subcommittee, or how levy funds are allocated? For example, do you have any feedback about:
  • the composition of the subcommittee
  • funding application process and timing
  • the allocation process
  • funding allocation categories and percentages
  • multi-year funding.

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* 8. Do you have any comments or suggestions relating to levy collection or enforcement?  For example, do you have any feedback regarding:
  • identification card process for proving exemption from payment of the levy
  • enforcement of levy collection
  • whether the collection box is working (for visitors not travelling to the Island with one of the approved operators).

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* 9. Would you like to be kept informed about this work?

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* 10. Would you like to be informed when Council is consulting on other topics?

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