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280,000kg Of Material Salvaged From Former Hospital

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 9:46 am | Land Information New Zealand

The demolition of the old Masterton hospital continues to progress at pace with only nine buildings left to come down. Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is overseeing the large and complex demolition, which has a strong emphasis ... More >>

Uwhi Trial Healing More Than Just Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 10:00 am | Land Information New Zealand

The early success of the Uwhi trial is healing more than just Te Arawa lakes; its flow-on effects are creating sustainable employment for some of the region’s hardest-hit COVID casualties, and reconnecting people to their tupuna. Uwhi (harakeke weed mats) ... More >>

Visitors To Lake Dunstan Campsites Up 49 Percent

Monday, 20 December 2021, 11:49 am | Land Information New Zealand

Visitor numbers to free-to-use camping areas around Lake Dunstan are up 49 percent compared to last year. That’s according to vehicle counts released by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, which manages Lowburn, Bendigo, Jacksons Inlet ... More >>

Old Masterton Hospital Demolition On Track

Monday, 20 December 2021, 11:10 am | Land Information New Zealand

The demolition of the old Masterton hospital is progressing well, with over half the buildings on site removed and 240,000kg of material salvaged. Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), which manages the property on behalf of the ... More >>

Submissions Open For Lowburn Valley Tenure Review

Monday, 13 December 2021, 1:40 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The public is invited to have their say on the future of Lowburn Valley, a Crown pastoral lease in the South Island high country. Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), which manages tenure review on behalf of the Commissioner of ... More >>

Spread The Word, Not The Weed!

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 9:50 am | Land Information New Zealand

Boaties and visitors to Central Otago lakes are once again being asked to Check Clean and Dry all the gear they use in lakes and rivers as the summer season begins. The invasive water weed lagarosiphon is well established in Lakes Wānaka and Dunstan. ... More >>

Temporary Road Closure First Step In Restoring Waipopo Wetland

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 2:06 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand is working with Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua and the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) to restore the Waipopo wetland north of Timaru. In early December basalt boulders will be installed along the southern ... More >>

820 Place Name Decisions Announced

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 11:40 am | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has announced 820 place name decisions. These include four official place names in the Darran Mountains, Fiordland National Park: Mount Mahere will become Mount Makere and be moved to its ... More >>

High-tech Banks Peninsula Seabed Survey Begins

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 12:06 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, in partnership with Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai, has started seabed surveying around Banks Peninsula. The survey is estimated to take eight weeks and finish on ... More >>

Partnership To Better Manage Selwyn Crown Pastoral Leases

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:17 am | Land Information New Zealand

A first-of-its-kind agreement has been made as part of efforts to better manage Crown pastoral leases in the Selwyn district, and protect the native plants and animals that call them home. Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand and the Selwyn ... More >>

Crown Buys Final Canterbury Multi-Use Arena Property

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 9:52 am | Land Information New Zealand

The Crown has reached agreement with the owners to buy 212–214 Madras Street, the final property needed for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena (CMUA) anchor project. Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has led negotiations on behalf ... More >>

Increase In Visitors To Lake Dunstan Campsites

Monday, 21 June 2021, 12:10 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Around 70,000 vehicles passed through free-to-use campsites around Lake Dunstan during the 2020-21 camping season – up 10,000 on the previous season. That’s according to vehicle counts released today by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New ... More >>

Overseas Investor To Pay Penalties Of $1.246 Million For Buying Northland Properties Without Consent

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 12:00 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Businessman Seung Heun Lee has been ordered to pay $1,246,625 in penalties and $30,000 in legal costs for buying several Northland properties without applying for overseas investment consent. In the Wellington High Court, Justice Muir found Mr Lee and companies ... More >>

$110,000 Fine For Breaching Overseas Investment Sensitive Land Rules

Friday, 11 June 2021, 12:30 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The Auckland High Court has ordered defendant Ms Zhang to pay a civil penalty of $110,000 and $15,000 in costs for failing to get consent under the Overseas Investment Act to buy sensitive land. In September 2015 Ms Zhang bought two properties in Mellons ... More >>

Place Naming Proposals And Recent Decisions

Friday, 28 May 2021, 11:32 am | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa made 1,454 official decisions at its April hui on place names in the Tasman and Marlborough regions, as well as 18 for undersea feature names around New Zealand. The Board is also inviting ... More >>

Paekākā Proposed As Official Name For Inner-city Area In Wellington

Friday, 28 May 2021, 11:31 am | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is inviting public submissions on officially assigning Paekākā to the inner-city area of Wellington covering the Botanic Garden precinct, Anderson Park, and Bolton Street Memorial Park. ... More >>

Overseas Investors To Pay $1.38 Million For Breaking Rules

Friday, 16 April 2021, 2:46 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The High Court in Auckland this week ordered overseas investors to pay penalties totalling $1.38 million and legal costs for breaching the Overseas Investment Act. The significant penalty follows a family purchasing five forestry blocks totalling ... More >>

West Drury Holding Limited To Pay $125,000 For Breaking Overseas Investment Rules

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 3:20 pm | Land Information New Zealand

A decision by the High Court in Auckland has found West Drury Holding Limited (WDHL) breached the Overseas Investment Act rules when purchasing sensitive land in Drury in June 2017. WDHL admitted that a shareholder who held 39 percent of its shares ... More >>

LINZ Awards Geographic Information Science (GIS) Tertiary Scholarships

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 11:11 am | Land Information New Zealand

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is pleased to announce recipients of this year’s Geographic Information Science (GIS) Tertiary Scholarships. LINZ’s Deputy Chief Executive Location Information, Jan Pierce, says the scholarships will ... More >>

Surveying Starts In River Red Zone

Monday, 22 March 2021, 3:15 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Surveying has started on Crown-owned land in the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor, one of the final steps to prepare it for handover to Christchurch City Council. Because the corridor area is so vast, Crown-owned land has been divided into 29 areas, with ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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