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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 >>

Put your best footprint forward to win

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:02 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is giving Canterbury high school students a unique opportunity to become even more actively and personally involved in the rebuild of their region – and to win prizes in the process. More >>

LINZ formalises Antarctica NZ relationship

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 11:43 am | Land Information NZ

Land information New Zealand (LINZ) and Antarctica New Zealand have today signed a historic Record of Understanding – formalising their longstanding relationship and strengthening their ongoing commitment to collaborative projects on the world’s ... More >>

Consultation open for place name proposals

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 3:49 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has today opened public consultation on 11 proposals to assign new, or to alter existing, geographic names around the country. More >>

Stokes Beach and Otūmoetai Beach name proposals

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 3:30 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today opened public consultation on an amended version of its proposal to assign the name ‘Stokes Beach’ to an unnamed section of beach within Tauranga Harbour. More >>

LINZ Data Service honoured internationally

Friday, 9 May 2014, 3:13 pm | Land Information NZ

New Zealand’s world-leading reputation for making geospatial data readily available to the public has been reinforced again with the presentation of yet another international award for Land Information New Zealand’s LINZ Data Service (LDS) . More >>

3D models released for Christchurch city

Friday, 7 March 2014, 9:17 am | Land Information NZ

The release of a new set of 3D models of central Christchurch today – as part of the Canterbury Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Programme led by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) – means it will now be much easier to visualise the inner city ... More >>

 

 

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