'Green Tax' for travellers gains ground

'Green Tax' for travellers gains ground

As tourist numbers topple record upon record, there is growing support for a border tax or 'green levy' to cover the cost of hosting them. 

In the next five years, the government predicts 4.5 million visitors will be wheeling their suitcases across the tarmac in search of a New Zealand adventure.

And as Insight has been finding out, there is hope a border tax could solve some of the problems caused by rapid tourism growth.

Read the full article on the Radio New Zealand website here.

Last updated at 2:15PM on July 4, 2016