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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 >>

Criminal conviction for overseas investor who misled OIO

Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:57 pm | Land Information New Zealand

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Criminal conviction for overseas investor who misled the Overseas Investment Office) More >>

Partners join forces for second high-tech marine survey

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 11:00 am | Land Information New Zealand

Detailed 3D images of the seabed in the Western Marlborough Sounds will be brought to the surface as a second high-tech marine survey gets underway in the region. More >>

OIO approves 249 overseas to buy homes since rule changes

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:23 am | Land Information New Zealand

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approved 249 applications from people with residency visas to buy homes since restrictions to overseas ownership were introduced in October 2018. More >>

Plaman withdraws OIO application to expand mine

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 3:21 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Plaman has withdrawn its application to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) to buy 432 hectares of land near Middlemarch, Otago, to expand its diatomite mine. More >>

Ōpōtiki District - the pet fish from afar

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 11:58 am | Land Information New Zealand

Consultation begins today on the addition of macrons to correct the spelling of Opotiki District to Ōpōtiki District. More >>

OIO investigation forces overseas investors to sell property

Monday, 15 July 2019, 3:44 pm | Land Information New Zealand

The High Court has ordered overseas-owned BCH Investments Ltd to pay the maximum civil penalty of $300,000, along with costs totalling $288,000 for buying five hectares of Auckland land without Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approval. BCH must also ... More >>

Consultation on high country land management closing soon

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 10:43 am | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand is urging New Zealanders to have their say on the future management of the South Island high country. Public consultation on the Government’s proposed changes to the management of Crown pastoral land closes on Friday 12th April ... More >>

High calibre candidates for High Country Advisory Group

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:24 am | Land Information New Zealand

The Chief Executive of Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) today announced the members of the new South Island High Country Advisory Group. More >>

LINZ releases latest property data

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:49 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) latest property data shows that in October to December 2016, 2 percent of property transfers involved overseas tax resident buyers and 3 percent involved overseas tax resident sellers More >>

Demolition of 32 & 36 Glendevere Terrace

Friday, 5 February 2016, 2:23 pm | Land Information New Zealand

Demolition of 32 & 36 Glendevere Terrace Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and Southern Response today announced that the demolitions of 32 and 36 Glendevere Terrace, Redcliffs, Christchurch will begin next week. More >>

OIO releases Motukawaiti (Step) Island findings

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:49 am | Land Information New Zealand

OIO releases Motukawaiti (Step) Island findings The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) today announced that it is not able to take action over the purchase of Motukawaiti Island – also known as Step Island – by New Zealand company St Morris NZ Limited. More >>

Perfume Point’ still on the cards

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:56 am | Land Information New Zealand

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) has decided not to proceed with moves to assign the name ‘East Pier Point’ to the Hawke’s Bay feature known locally as ‘Perfume Point’. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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