About the Overseas Investment Office
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) administers the New Zealand government's overseas investment legislation. The core work of the OIO is to assess applications for consent from overseas persons who want to invest in sensitive New Zealand assets. The OIO is a regulatory unit within LINZ made up of a team of lawyers and legal executives.
Contact the OIO
Please email, phone, fax or post your enquiries to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO). Office hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The OIO aims to respond to all email within two working days.
Overseas Investment Office
Land Information New Zealand
Radio New Zealand House
Level 7, 155 The Terrace
PO Box 5501
Phone +64 4 462 4490
The manager of the OIO is Annelies McClure.
Check whether the relevant Ministers or the regulator determine consent, plus information on overseas investment legislation. more...
Find out about the OIO’s monitoring and information gathering powers. more...
Learn about consultation with third parties and how to make submissions on an overseas investment application. more...
Check the OIO’s archive of media releases, updates and other OIO news. more...
Learn about the review of the 1973 Act and the former Overseas Investment Commission. more...
Find related New Zealand government agencies and organisations. more...
If you require legal or other expert advice you should seek assistance from a professional adviser. For help finding and engaging a lawyer in New Zealand, please contact the New Zealand Law Society.
For media enquiries:
Phone +64 4 460 0110
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