Decision number200620029
Application number200610127
Date14 August 2006
Offeror/applicantCarlton (Robert Jon) and Roberts-Carlton (Susan Mary) of United States of America
Ultimate applicant beneficial ownership100 percent - United States of America
Beneficial overseas ownership 
- Asset current0 percent
- Asset proposed100 percent
- Share currentN/A
- Share proposedN/A
Offeree(s)/seller(s)Marett (Jonathan and Veronica Mary) of New Zealand
Business activitiesLifestyle Property
Details of land involved9.0465 hectares of freehold situated at 55 Alpine Road, Kaukapakapa being CT NA79B/278 (North Auckland Registry).
Regions involvedNorthland
Total consideration$950,000
Consent SoughtTo acquire an interest in land which, either alone or together with any associated land of that type, is or includes non-urban land and exceeds 5 hectares in area.
Rationale

The application has been approved as it met the criteria.

The Overseas Investment Office is satisfied that the Applicants have business experience and acumen relevant to and are demonstrating financial commitment towards the investment. The Overseas Investment Office is further satisfied that the Applicants are of good character and not the kind of persons referred to in section 7(1) of the Immigration Act 1987.

The Applicants are intending to reside in New Zealand indefinitely and have engaged an Immigration Consultant to make an application for New Zealand permanent residency under the Skilled Migrant category. The Applicants propose to acquire the subject property as a permanent residence. The Applicants are demonstrating a commitment to New Zealand through applying for and taking up New Zealand permanent residency.

ContactChris Darlow
Grove Darlow & Partners
P O Box 2882
AUCKLAND