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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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