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Departure tax takes $1m leap

Friday 25 February 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Economy, National

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Departure tax takes $1m leap
The Air New Zealand check in counter at the Rarotonga International Airport equipped with Covid-19 safety protocols. AL WILLIAMS/22011212

Revenue from departure tax took a massive leap in 2021 adding more than $1 million to the Cook Islands economy and up more than 600 per cent on the previous year, thanks to the brief border reopening last year.

Revenue from departure tax took a massive leap in 2021 adding more than $1 million to the Cook Islands economy and up more than 600 per cent on the previous year, thanks to the brief border reopening last year.


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