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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 >>

Solicitor Fined $60,250 For Obstructing The Overseas Investment Office

Friday, 26 June 2020, 12:04 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Dr Jaeho Choi has been fined $60,250 after pleading guilty to one charge of obstruction under the Overseas Investment Act 2005. Dr Choi appeared in the Auckland District Court on Thursday 25 June 2020. Dr Choi is an Auckland solicitor who - with his client ... More >>

Overseas Investor Fined For Buying Auckland Property Without Overseas Investment Office Consent

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 11:55 am | Land Information New Zealand

An overseas investor that purchased a property without Overseas Investment Office consent must pay $539,914.47 following a penalty judgment released by the High Court on 8 June 2020. In September 2016, the overseas investor Chor Ltd (as trustee of ... More >>

Consultation Begins For Seafloor Name Proposals

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 3:12 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) is inviting submissions on proposals to alter three undersea feature names: Proposed Name Current Name Location Māhia Canyon Poverty Canyon Offshore from Mahia Peninsula Matakaoa ... More >>

Transfer Work For The Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Ahead Of Schedule

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 12:13 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Work to prepare about 600 hectares of Crown-owned red zone land in Christchurch’s Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor (OARC) for transfer is ahead of schedule, despite Covid-19 challenges. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), which manages the residential red ... More >>

LINZ Searches For Beneficiaries Of Land Earmarked For Canterbury Multi-Use Arena

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:15 am | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand is searching for beneficiaries of Matilda Amelia Gunnell who, despite passing away more than 90 years ago, still owns a small piece of land earmarked for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) ... More >>

Site To Be Cleared For Christchurch’s New Stadium

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 9:27 am | Land Information New Zealand

Demolition of a quake-damaged building on the footprint of Christchurch’s multi-use arena is due to begin next month. Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), which is responsible for acquiring sites for the city’s anchor projects, is overseeing the demolition ... More >>

Overseas Investors Required To Sell Twizel Properties

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 10:41 am | Land Information New Zealand

The owners of three properties in Twizel will have to sell-up after they failed to seek consent from the Overseas Investment Office (OIO). Vanessa Horne, Group Manager for the OIO, says a group of overseas investors bought the three properties, which ... More >>