This page provides a Register of discretionary exemptions, Exemption Certificates, and Transitional Exemption Certificates.

Exemption Certificates

Case numberDateDeveloper/sDevelopment and address
20190017018 July 2019Sunny Grafton Apartments Limited (PDF 507KB)The Sunny Grafton, 5-9 Madeira Lane, Grafton, Auckland
2019002344 July 2019Evermark Holding Limited (PDF 444KB)The Glen, 553 and 557A Glenfield Road, Glenfield, Auckland
2019001861 July 2019Topia Development Limited (PDF 430KB)The Fiore Cook, 50-52 Cook Street, Auckland Central
20190019327 June 2019Synergy Development Group Limited (PDF 439KB)The Jervois and Lawrence Apartments, 165-167 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland
20190019617 June 2019Queensway Trustee Limited as trustee in the Queensway Trust (PDF 439KB)The Fitzroy,  8 Lyndock Street, Auckland Central
20181033931 May 2019Thames Pacific Limited, Loftus Limited and Bligh Trustee Limited (PDF 496KB)The Paddington, 97 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Transitional Exemption Certificates

Case numberDate DeveloperDevelopment and address
2019001277 June 2019236 Kepa Road Limited (PDF 216KB)The Outlook Mission Bay at 234, 236 and 236A Kepa Road, Mission Bay, Auckland
2019001154 June 2019Long Bay Village Limited (PDF 199KB)The Long Bay Village Apartments  - 88 Te Oneroa Way, Long Bay, Auckland
20181033731 May 2019Gillies Trading Company Limited as trustee of the Gillies Trading Trust (PDF 289KB)The Ramada Newmarket, 41-43 Gillies Ave, Epsom, Auckland 
20190008031 May 2019Victoria Trust Company Limited as trustee for the Victoria Trading Trust (PDF 243KB)The Ramada Victoria – 147-149 Victoria Street, Auckland Central, Auckland
20190012631 May 2019Oron Investment Limited (PDF 271KB)The Paragon – 63-67B Anzac Street, Takapuna, Auckland
20190012030 May 2019Civic Lane Limited (PDF 299KB)The Civic Quarter at 1 Greys Avenue, Auckland Central Business District
20190012827 May 2019Remuera Central LP (PDF 268KB)Remuera Central at 16 Peach Parade, Remuera, Auckland
20190011721 May 2019Fletcher Residential Limited (PDF 256KB)The Bedford Apartments - 135 Lichfield Street, Christchurch
20190013517 May 2019Proxima Residences Limited as trustee for Proxima Residences Trading Trust (PDF 178KB)Proxima Residences - 100-106 Newton Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland
2019001213 May 2019Rawene Development Limited Partnership (PDF 347KB)Chelsea Bay Residences – 19-21 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland
2019001241 May 2019Epsom Central Apartments LP (PDF 226KB)Epsom Central – 468-472 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland
2019001341 May 2019Sanctuary Developments No 8 Limited (PDF 249KB) The International – 9 Princes Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland
2019001251 May 2019Browns Bay Seaview Limited (PDF 271KB) The Victor – 4 Bute Road, Browns Bay, Auckland
20190012923 April 2019Eaglestone Rutland Limited (PDF 169KB)Library 27 – 27 Rutland Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland
20190013118 April 2019Tungsten Group Limited (PDF 189KB)No 1 Kaipiho - 1 Kaipiho Lane, Albany, Auckland
20190011915 April 2019 Austino Parkside Limited (PDF 294KB)Parkside Residences - 12-26 Barrack Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland


15 April 2019Shundi Customs Limited (PDF 239KB)Seascape Auckland - 83 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland
2019001149 April 2019Austin Management Limited as trustee for Austin Management Trust (PDF 205KB)Vanguard at 64 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland
2019001125 April 20193 Top Development Limited (PDF 153KB)Fiore Wakefield, 57-59 Wakefield Street, Auckland
2019001235 April 2019St Marks Development (PDF 216KB)10-12 St Marks Road, Remuera, Auckland
2018102945 April 2019Lily Nelson Altro LP (PDF 190KB)SugarTree at 147 Nelson Street, Auckland
2019000772 April 2019New Ground Living (Remarkables Park) LP (PDF 173KB)Toru Apartments
20190013020 March 2019XCJ Group (NZ) Limited (PDF 158KB)Enfield Street, Mt Eden, Auckland
20190006418 March 2019Vulcan Properties Limited (PDF 152KB)The Antipodean, 39 Beach Road, Auckland Central
20190003713 March 2019Edgware Trustee Limited (PDF 214KB)Union & Co, 15-17 Union Street, Auckland
2019000608 March 2019Young&Partners Limited (PDF 181KB)428–430 and 448 Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
20181028518 February 201930 Madden Development Limited Partnership (PDF 218KB)143-159 Beaumont Street, Auckland
20181019618 February 2019Kingsman Development Limited (PDF 269KB)O.K.L.A at 3 Kaipiho Lane, Albany, Auckland
20181019823 November 2018Hengyi (10-12 Commerce) Limited Partnership (PDF 167.6KB)10-12 Commerce Street, Auckland Central Business District
20181021420 December 2018Conrad Properties Group Ltd (PDF 228.62KB)Queens Park Residences, 369 Queens St, Auckland

Discretionary exemptions under Section 61D of the Overseas Investment Act 2005 (formerly Regulation 37 pre-22 October 2018)

Individual Exemptions

Exemptions granted in 2018

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20181004016 March 2018Adamantem Capital Fund I Trust 1A, acting by and through its Trustee and Manager (PDF 118KB)Buddle Findlay
2018100846 July 2018First State Infrastructure Managers (International) Limited & Colonial First State Infrastructure Managers (Australia) Pty Limited (PDF 70KB)Bell Gully
20171011710 September 2018Sanford Limited (PDF 63KB)Chapman Tripp
20172012721 October 2018Morris Salomon Kahn (PDF 61KB)John Williamson

Exemptions granted in 2017

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
2017200176 September 2017CDL Hotels Holdings New Zealand Limited (PDF 72 KB)Bell Gully
20171008814 June 2017Flexi Cards Limited (PDF 76 KB) Bell Gully
2017100063 April 2017Sargon Capital Pty Limited (PDF 70.53 KB)Bell Gully

Exemptions granted in 2016

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20162007222 December 2016Genesis Energy Limited (PDF 90.97 KB)Russell McVeagh
20162006519 December 2016Complectus Group (PDF 116.51 KB)Russell McVeagh
2016200331 November 2016Flexi Cards Limited(PDF 42.46 KB)Mayne Wetherell
20162003518 October 2016Inghams SaleCo Limited (PDF 41.88 KB)Bell Gully
20161011930 September 2016Sterling Grace (NZ) Limited (PDF 39.6 KB)Chapman Tripp
2016200076 September 2016Contact Energy Limited (PDF 40.1 KB)n/a
20161008724 August 2016Falvey Orchards LP (PDF 50.3 KB)Bell Gully
20161007728 June 2016Solid Energy New Zealand Limited(PDF 39.7 KB)Simpson Grierson
20161006120 June 2016APN News & Media Limited (PDF 38.7 KB)Quigg Partners
20161005029 March 2016FNZ Custodians Limited (PDF 94.82 KB)Russell McVeagh
20161004624 March 2016Custodial Services Limited (PDF 94.75 KB)Russell McVeagh

Exemptions granted in 2014

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20141002610 March 2014First NZ Capital Securities Limited, Credit Suisse (Australia) ltd & UBS New Zealand Ltd (PDF 1.05 MB)Buddle Findlay

Exemptions granted in 2013

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20132006413 December 2013AMCOR Limited (PDF 190.73 KB)Chapman Tripp
20132001819 September 2013The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Limited (PDF 120.29 KB)Bell Gully
20132002116 September 2013Deutsche Bank AG, Craigs Investment Partners Ltd, Goldman Sachs New Zealand Limited, Macquarie Capital (New Zealand) Limited & Macquarie Securities (NZ) Limited (PDF 86.32 KB)Buddle Findlay
20132003012 September 2013Brambles Ltd (PDF 189 KB)Bell Gully
2013100334 April 2013Credit Suisse (Australia) Limited, Goldman Sachs New Zealand Limited, Macquarie Securities (NZ) Limited and First NZ Capital Securities Ltd (PDF 326.93 KB)Russell McVeagh

Exemptions granted in 2011

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20111009518 July 2011Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited, Chorus Limited (PDF 73.09 KB)Russell McVeagh
20102013014 February 2011Foster's Group Limited, Treasury Wine Estates Limited (PDF 115.6 KB)Chapman Tripp


Exemptions (Transmission of Estate)

Case numberDate
201900375 (PDF 623KB)16 July 2019
201900268 (PDF 138KB)17 May 2019
201900280 (PDF 138KB)23 May 2019
201900281 (PDF 138KB)10 June 2019
201900282 (PDF 139KB)28 May 2019
201900285 (PDF 139KB)28 May 2019
201900286 (PDF 139KB)28 May 2019
201900287 (PDF 140KB)5 June 2019
201900314 (PDF 139KB)10 June 2019
201900315 (PDF 139KB)10 June 2019
201900329 (PDF 109KB)18 June 2019
201900337 (PDF 109KB)24 June 2019
201900339 (PDF 109KB)24 June 2019
201900347 (PDF 128KB)8 July 2019
201900349 (PDF 128KB)8 July 2019
201900369 (PDF 524KB)10 July 2019
Last Updated: 16 July 2019