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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 >>

LINZ Seeks Feedback On New Fees For Survey And Title Services

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 2:05 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is calling for submissions on proposed new fees for survey and title services offered through the Landonline system. The fees recover costs for survey and title services and ensure LINZ can maintain and improve services ... More >>

Consultation On The Overseas Investment Regime Fee Structure Opens Today

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 3:25 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is consulting on funding options to cover the cost of the overseas investment regime. The Overseas Investment Office (OIO), which is part of LINZ, is the regulator of overseas investment into New Zealand. The costs ... More >>

Kiwis Calling In At Lake Dunstan Campsites

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 11:31 am | Land Information New Zealand

Free-to-use campsites around Lake Dunstan are proving popular with Kiwis as they holiday locally due to COVID-19. Since mid-October, around 12,000 vehicles have passed through Land Information New Zealand’s (LINZ) four popular lakefront campsites ... More >>

Lake Users Asked To Avoid Weed Infested Areas Of Lake Wānaka

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 3:24 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Boaties, tourism operators and recreational users on Lake Wānaka are being asked to be extra careful this summer to avoid damaging biodegradable matting installed to control lakeweed. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) leads restoration operations ... More >>

Summer Sailing Set To Get Safer With Free Official ENC Charts

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:03 am | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has launched a free electronic navigational charts (ENC) service to help keep New Zealanders safe on the water this summer. ENC are sometimes referred to as nautical or marine charts. The NZ ENC Service is a subscription ... More >>

First Survey Of Himalayan Tahr On Crown Pastoral Land

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 12:38 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Himalayan tahr on Crown pastoral land are being surveyed for the first time as part of efforts to learn more about their population in the iconic South Island high country. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are ... More >>

Hillpark Proposed As Official Name For Suburb In Manurewa

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 1:06 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) is inviting public submissions on officially assigning the locally used name of Hillpark for the suburb in Manurewa, Auckland. Submissions for and against will be accepted by ... More >>

Request For Proposals For New Digital Cadastral Survey Data Model

Monday, 10 August 2020, 10:22 am | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has published a Request for Proposals for the development of a 3-dimensional Cadastral Survey Data Model and Exchange (3D CSDM) on the Government Electronic Tender Service (GETS). The Request for Proposals closes ... More >>

Transfer Of Crown-owned Residential Red Zone Land Management Underway

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10:04 am | Land Information New Zealand

Christchurch’s transition to local leadership takes a big step forward today, with the management of about 6,000 red zone properties transferring from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) to Christchurch City Council (CCC). CCC is now responsible for ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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