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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 >>

Change of Reviewer for OIO good character process review

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 1:20 pm | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Chief Executive Peter Mersi said today that a review of the Overseas Investment Office’s process for assessing good character will now be conducted by Wellington barrister Peter McKenzie QC. More >>

Court penalises investor after OIO investigation

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:20 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has welcomed the High Court’s order that Australian-owned Carbon Conscious New Zealand Ltd pay a $40,000 penalty – and more than $6,000 in costs – for breaching the Overseas Investment Act 2005. More >>

OIO refutes lawyers’ claims

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 4:09 pm | Land Information NZ

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has not changed the way it interprets the Overseas Investment Act 2005 to define “overseas person” – despite what is being claimed by law firm Russell McVeagh. More >>

Earthquakes suspend Port Hills demolitions

Monday, 15 February 2016, 9:46 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has suspended the demolitions of all Crown-owned properties in the Port Hills following the recent earthquakes. More >>

Consultation now open on place name proposals

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 1:09 pm | Land Information NZ

Public consultation has now opened on eight proposals to assign or alter names of geographic features around the country. Assign More >>

Consultation open on place name proposals

Friday, 23 October 2015, 9:40 am | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) will next week open public consultation on eight proposals to assign or alter names of geographic features around the country. More >>

Lake Ferry name may become official

Friday, 23 October 2015, 9:33 am | Land Information NZ

One of the oldest settlements in the Wairarapa may soon have its name made official under a proposal to be put out for public consultation by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) next week. More >>

Overseas Investment Office penalises investors

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 10:55 am | Land Information NZ

Investigation and enforcement action by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has resulted in two south Canterbury farming syndicates being penalised $173,400 for breaches of the Overseas Investment Act. More >>

OIO takes action against Australian investor

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 10:54 am | Land Information NZ

4 August 2015 OIO takes action against Australian investor The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) is taking High Court action against Australian-owned Carbon Conscious New Zealand Limited and New Zealand-owned Katey LR Investments Limited for alleged ... More >>

Māori name proposed for Wellington lagoon

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 2:33 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) is calling on New Zealanders – particularly Wellingtonians – to have their say on a new proposal to assign a Māori name to Wellington’s popular inner-city lagoon. More >>

Public consultation on ‘Whanganui District’

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 2:32 pm | Land Information NZ

The public has until 28 August 2015 to send the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) views of the Wanganui District Council’s proposal to add an ‘h’ to the name of the district – correcting the spelling to ‘Whanganui ... More >>

 

 

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