Cabinet paper – Consultation on proposed fees for LINZ survey and title services

Land Information New Zealand’s (LINZ’s) survey and title services are funded by fees charged to the service users (mainly lawyers, conveyancers, and surveyors, who pass the fee costs on to their clients).

This Cabinet paper sought authorisation to undertake public consultation on proposed fees for LINZ survey and title services. Cabinet authorised public consultation on Monday 1 March 2021. 

Consultation is underway and runs until 9 April 2021. The consultation document is available at:

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Cabinet paper – Consultation on proposed fees for LINZ survey and title services

Seeks Cabinet authorisation to undertake public consultation on proposed fees for LINZ survey and title services. Notes that the cost to recover is an average of $83.1 million per year over the next five years, and that recovering these costs will require title fees to increase by 13 percent on average and survey fees to increase by 57 percent on average. The original paper attached a consultation document and this document is now separately downloadable at:

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Cabinet Committee Minute – DEV-21-MIN-0009

This Minute provides the Cabinet Economic Development (DEV) Committee’s approval for public consultation to proceed. Cabinet authorised this decision on 1 March 2021 (CAB-21-MIN-0034 refers).

Last Updated: 1 April 2021