View information Toitū Te Whenua has proactively released, including Cabinet material, and find out how to request information under the Official Information Act.

Proactive release of information promotes good government, openness and transparency. Toitū Te Whenua is committed to releasing information and documents that are in the public interest. You can find links to our recent information releases below.

Where redactions have been made to our information, they have been made according to the criteria for withholding information set out in the Official Information Act 1982.

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DateInformation releaseType of information
16 Dec 2021OIA response for sale documents relating to the Xindongyue Group NZ Limited’s disposal of a vineyard in Clarks BeachOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Further information about Overseas Investment Office investigations and enforcement activityOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Film production permit data for Otago and Southland regions for 2020-21Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021OIAs received by Toitū Te Whenua and response times from 1 January to 30 June 2021Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Overseas investment assessment report: Fletcher Residential LimitedOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Overseas investment assessment report: Shanghai Yuehua-Kangjian Investment & Management Co Ltd, and Gui GuojiOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Overseas investment assessment report: CDL Land New Zealand LimitedOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Overseas investment assessment report: Ingka Investments Forest Assets NZ Limited and Ingka Investments Management NZ LimitedOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Spend on services from Tier 1 consultancy services providers (2016-2021 to date)Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Enforcement activity following 2018 restrictions on overseas persons buying residential propertyOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Matangi pastoral lease rent review documentationOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021About transitioning to carbon neutrality by 2025Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Survey and Title Dashboards showing volume and time to process manual workOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Section 38 or section 39 notices issued by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CREA)Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021

OIA Assessment Report relating to Gresham House Forest Carbon (NZ) Limited and Gresham House Forest Carbon (NZ) LP

Official Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Response OIA request – Staff survey results and communications from Toitū Te Whenua LINZOfficial Information Act response
16 Dec 2021Investigations involving associates to conceal beneficial ownership of property, and disposals of propertyOfficial Information Act response
16 Nov 2021Drafting a Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Consolidation BillCabinet paper
4 Nov 2021Draft Fees Amendment Regulations for LINZ Survey and Title ServicesCabinet paper
3 Nov 2021Overseas Investment year in review and quarterly dashboardsDashboards

1 Oct 2021

Agreement between Toitū Te Whenua and Selwyn District Council to share consent information

Memorandum of understanding

17 Sep 2021Proposed amendments to Crown Pastoral Land Reform BillCabinet paper
12 Aug 2021New fee structure for the Overseas Investment regimeCabinet paper
10 Aug 2021New fees for LINZ Survey and Title ServicesCabinet paper
13 Jul 2021STEP progress updatesQuarterly reports and programme increment reports
05 July 2021

Modernising Landonline – Progress Update March 2021

Cabinet paper
30 Jun 2021OIO assessment report on Oceana Gold (NZ) Ltd application for standing consentOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Cabinet paper on proposed restructuring of LINZ's property areaOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Herbicide used by LINZ in Lake Karapiro from 2018 to 2020Official Information Act response
30 Jun 2021OIO assessment report on Microsoft NZ Ltd application for consentOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Agreement between the Crown and Waitomo District Council for the transfer of Marokopa SchoolOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Report to Ministers on the Survey and Title Enhancement System (17 Aug - 11 Nov 2020)Official Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Crown pastoral land complaints and breaches (Jan 2011 to Feb 2021)Official Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Discretionary consent applications and decisions on stock exemption for Glenrock StationOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Survey reports on the investigation of the actual physical level or boundary of Lake WanakaOfficial Information Act response
30 Jun 2021Film production permit data for Otago and Southland (2019-2020)Official Information Act response
1 Apr 2021Cabinet paper – Consultation on proposed fees for LINZ survey and title servicesCabinet paper
23 Mar 2021Consultation on third party funding for the Overseas Investment Office (OIO)Cabinet paper
30 Sep 2020Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill advicePolicy advice
8 Sep 2020Public Works Act changes to align with COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020Cabinet papers and aide memoire
24 Jul 2020Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill: Approval for IntroductionCabinet paper
30 Apr 2020Overseas Investment Office’s Assessment Report: Drylandcarbon One Limited PartnershipAssessment report
14 Apr 2020The OIO’s assessment report to ministers on the application by Mercury Agriculture Ltd Partnership to purchase land in South CanterburyAssessment report
21 Feb 2020Amendment of Ōtorohanga District Council name under the Local Government Act 2002Cabinet paper
21 Feb 2020Amendment of Ōpōtiki District Council name under the Local Government Act 2002Cabinet paper
3 Feb 2020Improving the administration of Crown pastoral landRegulatory impact statement
23 Jan 2020Modernising Landonline – progress update November 2019Cabinet paper
19 Dec 2019Delivering better outcomes for Crown pastoral land: Final decisionsCabinet paper
28 Oct 2019Amendment of Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council name under the Local Government Act 2002Cabinet paper
4 Oct 2019SBAS proposal to authorise joint Ministers to draw down the tagged contingencyCabinet paper
6 May 2019Consolidating existing reserves and other Lands Disposal Acts and resolving matters relating to parcels of national park landCabinet paper
11 Feb 2019Delivering better outcomes for Crown pastoral landCabinet paper

Overseas Investment Office decision summaries and media releases / news

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) publicly releases a short summary of most applications that are granted or declined, except residential land applications for one home to live in (HTLI). Decision summaries are normally released at the end of the month following the decision.

Recent OIO media releases / news

Last Updated: 16 December 2021