Overseas Investment Office News

17 September 2014

Flock Hill Station

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has received a number of media enquiries in relation to Flock Hill Station and High Country Explorer Tours. The OIO considers this to be a
The Overseas Investment Office has updated its web page on ‘ farm land ’. The updated web page provides additional information about the requirements of the Overseas
In light of recent media interest, the applicant for consent to purchase Lochinver Station has agreed to allow the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) to release details of its
The OIO has recently completed a review of the average time it spends in assessing the various types of applications for consent under the Overseas Investment Act 2005. As a
The Overseas Investment Office has today released the following documentation: OIO recommendation (PDF 2.4KB) Notice of decision - Case 201320041 (PDF 136KB) Notice of decision -
Milk New Zealand Holding Limited (Milk NZ), the company that purchased the 16 former Crafar Farms last year, has submitted its first annual report to the Overseas Investment
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has developed a checklist to assist applicants in identifying and providing information required by the OIO to assess applications for consent
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has updated its information for applicants about the application assessment process and assessment timeframes . New information provided
Trans-Tasman business investment has become significantly easier today with the enactment of the Overseas Investment (Australia) Amendment Regulations 2013 . The regulations
The OIO has developed a short update about the counterfactual analysis required for the "benefit to New Zealand criteria" for investments in sensitive land. Download it
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) today outlined the process it undertook to investigate suspected breaches of the Overseas Investment Act 2005 by UBNZ Assets Holdings Limited
The Supreme Court has today dismissed the application by the Tiroa E and Te Hape B Trusts for leave to appeal. The Trusts, which were originally part of a consortium associated
The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal and judicial review by the New Zealand consortium led by Sir Michael Fay in relation to the grant of consent to Milk New Zealand
Land Information Minister Hon Maurice Williamson and Associate Minister of Finance Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman have followed the new recommendation of the Overseas Investment Office (
The High Court today released its decision in relation to the judicial review of Ministers’ decision to grant consent to Milk New Zealand Holding Limited (a wholly owned

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