Land Information NZ - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

Views sought on ‘Remutaka Pass’ name

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 2:30 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) today opened public consultation on a proposal to assign the name ‘Remutaka Pass’ to the pass at the summit of State Highway 2 between Upper Hutt and Featherston, which separates ... More >>

Proposed honour for the late Stuart Macaskill

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 2:29 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) has today opened public consultation on a proposal to name two Upper Hutt storage lakes in honour of esteemed local body representative, the late Stuart Macaskill. More >>

Commemorating WWI through place names

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:54 am | Land Information NZ

Sixteen recorded place names linked to WWI are set to become official as part of the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) contribution to the Government’s ‘New Zealand WW100’ programme. More >>

Next-Gen Conservationists Go Hi-Tech in Mackenzie Country

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:11 pm | Land Information NZ

School students from across New Zealand will descend on the Mackenzie Country this week, learning about how hi-tech tools and technology – from drones to GPS – are being used to support conservation in the area. But they won’t even leave their ... More >>

NZGB to assign, alter and discontinue geographic names

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 5:22 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today announced the assigning, alteration or discontinuation of 32 geographic names around the country. More >>

Student power harnesses rebuild data

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:02 am | Land Information NZ

A crowd-sourcing challenge has seen Canterbury high school students map nearly 20,000 building footprints in the Selwyn, Waimakariri and Christchurch areas – making a significant contribution to the rebuild. More >>

Consultation open for place name proposals

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:17 am | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has today opened public consultation on 18 proposals to assign new, or to alter or discontinue existing, geographic names around the country. More >>

LINZ unearths piece of Antarctic history

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 10:51 am | Land Information NZ

Sir Wally Herbert sketching the Mill and Beardmore Glaciers in one of the historic field books held by LINZ. Photo credit: Peter Otway More >>

LINZ training to improve Pacific safety

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:59 pm | Land Information NZ

A training programme led by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) will better equip 13 South West Pacific Countries to improve maritime safety – helping to safeguard travel, tourism and trade in the region. More >>

Online tool enhances Canterbury rebuild

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:30 am | Land Information NZ

The Forward Works Viewer tool developed to support and accelerate the rebuild of Canterbury has exceeded all expectations by generating more than $4 million in cost-savings – a figure that is set to grow to more than $20 million in coming years. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news