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Tonga receives high-tech data from NZ underwater survey

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:36 am | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand High Commissioner in Tonga HE Ms Tiffany Babington has today delivered a massive thirty thousand gigabytes of data featuring never-before-seen images of the undersea world around Tonga to the Tongan Government. More >>

Bill Sutton House restoration underway

Monday, 7 October 2019, 12:20 pm | Land Information NZ

Work is underway to adapt the former home of acclaimed New Zealand artist Bill Sutton into a house museum and community centre. More >>

Manawatū-Whanganui Region spelling corrected

Monday, 23 September 2019, 11:11 am | Land Information NZ

The change also means the regional council will be known as the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council. Horizons Regional Council is the trading name for the council. More >>

OIO approves 67 applications to buy homes in last quarter

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 4:30 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approved during the three months from April to June 67 applications from overseas people entitled to buy homes to live in. More >>

Yili approved to buy Westland Co-operative Dairy

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 2:20 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has approved a subsidiary of Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Company to buy Westland Co-operative Dairy Company. The investment needed OIO consent because Yili is buying sensitive land (4.8 hectares of residential ... More >>

Illegal purchase of Auckland properties

Friday, 5 July 2019, 3:37 pm | Land Information NZ

The High Court yesterday ordered the overseas owners of two rural properties at Warkworth, north of Auckland, to pay $2.95 million to the Crown after an Overseas Investment Office (OIO) investigation found they were bought without consent. More >>

824 Māori place names made official

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:07 am | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) has made 824 Māori place names official. More >>

Summary of submissions on Crown pastoral land published

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 2:33 pm | Land Information NZ

The summary of submissions following consultation on improving the Crown’s management of its pastoral land in the South Island high county has been published today by Land Information New Zealand. More >>

Rabbit numbers in red zone require pest control

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:02 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand will release calicivirus K5 in some areas of the Residential Red Zone to manage a significant increase in rabbit numbers. More >>

OIO approves 100 overseas people to buy homes

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:04 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approved 103 applications by overseas people entitled to buy homes to live in during the first six months of new rules. More >>

More than 3,000 submissions on high country management

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 12:30 pm | Land Information NZ

3,165 submissions have been received by Land Information New Zealand as part of the public consultation on proposals to improve the management of Crown pastoral land in the South Island high country. More >>

Land Information New Zealand tackles camping problems

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 4:48 pm | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is improving its facilities at its popular Lake Dunstan recreational areas over the next six months, as well as developing more effective education and monitoring to deal with growing numbers of visitors. More >>

NZGB now consulting on three place name changes

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 2:12 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today opened consultation on proposals to alter three New Zealand place names. Between now and 24 August 2018, the NZGB is seeking public submissions on: • altering Poverty Bay, the bay south ... More >>

NZGB consults on giving Poverty Bay a Māori/English name

Friday, 13 April 2018, 2:16 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa will shortly be seeking views on whether to change Poverty Bay, the bay south of Gisborne where Captain Cook first arrived in New Zealand, to a dual name Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay. More >>

Stunning results in native plant trials in Port Hills

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:26 pm | Land Information NZ

Native direct seeding methods trialled and developed in the Port Hills Residential Red Zone could have huge implications for native plant re-vegetation and erosion control on steep sites around the country. More >>

Bendigo E.Coli update

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 2:42 pm | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is continuing to advise visitors to the Bendigo freedom camping site at Lake Dunstan not to swim, fish, or take water from the immediate lake area, as it continues to be subject to unacceptably high levels of E.Coli. However, ... More >>

LINZ releases latest property data

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 3:46 pm | Land Information NZ

LINZ releases latest property data Land Information New Zealand’s latest property data report shows property transfers involving overseas tax residents, as well as those involving overseas citizens and residents, were at similar levels to previous ... More >>

More than 1000 place names taken forward

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 3:56 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board made decisions on 1109 New Zealand, Antarctic and Undersea place names at its recent meeting on 18 May 2017. More >>

Ten New Zealand place name changes now official

Friday, 16 December 2016, 3:17 pm | Land Information NZ

Ten changes to New Zealand place names were made official on Thursday 15 December, including three north Canterbury place names that used offensive terms. More >>

Overseas Investment Office puts Ceol & Muir on notice

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3:11 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station ... More >>

 

 

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