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In a statement, Minister for Urban Development Phil Twyford said Cabinet would consider the Queenstown Lakes District Council's call for a visitor accommodation levy during its current sitting block.
"Officials will then develop policy options for how such a levy could be implemented," he said.
A referendum on the issue gained 81.17% support from Queenstown Lakes District residents and ratepayers this year.
After the provisional count, Mayor Jim Boult said the result "unequivocally" sent a "definitive message" from the community.
Mr Twyford said the Government was working closely with the council on a proposed 10-year sustainable growth plan, which would provide "much-needed infrastructure".
A spokeswoman for Mr Twyford said he could not give any more details on the plan until a decision had been made on the levy issue. - Mountain Scene