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New Navigation Charts Bring Economic And Maritime Safety Benefits To Tonga

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 3:01 pm | LINZ

Navy disaster relief vessels and other large ships will no longer rely on old fashioned plumb lines and charts measuring in fathoms to enter some of Tonga’s waters, as they have done since the 1800s. A partnership between Land Information New Zealand ... More >>

Agria fined $220,000 for overseas investment breach

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 12:58 pm | LINZ

Today the High Court imposed fines totalling $220,000 against Agria and Mr Alan Lai for breaches of the requirement to remain of good character under conditions of Agria’s investment in PGG Wrightson. More >>

Dual name recommended for Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:24 am | LINZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa was pleased to confirm the proposal to change the name of Poverty Bay to a dual name – Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay. More than 600 submissions were made about the proposal between 24 ... More >>

Trends continue in latest property data

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 3:06 pm | LINZ

Land Information New Zealand’s (LINZ) latest figures on property transfers and tax residency show similar trends to previous reports. Released each quarter, the figures are gathered by LINZ for property tax purposes. More >>

New property data consistent with last quarter

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:56 pm | LINZ

New figures on property transfers and tax residency show similar levels of foreign tax resident property buyers as the previous quarter, says Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). More >>

Independent review of OIO good character process

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:29 pm | LINZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Chief Executive Peter Mersi announced today that Wellington-based barrister Terence Stapleton QC will review the Overseas Investment Office’s process for assessing good character. More >>

Property data released for first time

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 3:15 pm | LINZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has released its first report into property data collected following law changes. More >>

Road risk model scoops supreme award

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:39 am | LINZ

Software that models risks on our roads scooped the Supreme Award at the New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards in Wellington last night. More >>

Minister To Decide English & Māori Names for Main Islands

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 11:01 am | LINZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) will recommend to the Minister for Land Information that New Zealanders be given a choice about whether to use the English or the Māori names for the country’s two main islands. More >>

LINZ releases post Christchurch earthquake aerial imagery

Friday, 25 March 2011, 12:39 pm | LINZ

Media and the public can now access the same aerial imagery of Christchurch that Police, Civil Defence, and other emergency responders have been using to assess damage to the area. The imagery of the city was taken on 24 February, and clearly shows ... More >>