Application to bring land under the Act – Dry Riverbeds and Streambeds Guideline 2018 – LINZG20782

If a non-navigable river or stream dries up (for example, because it has changed course suddenly and perceptibly), an application to bring land under the Act may be made.

Document Status: Current
Document Number: 20782
Regulatory Area: Land titles
Document Type: Guideline
Published date: 19 October 2018

This guideline explains how a landowner may apply to bring former river or stream bed under the provisions of the Land Transfer Act 2017. It outlines the factual and legal requirements necessary to fulfil the mandatory requirements for such applications in the Accretion and Dry Beds (Rivers and Streams) Standard 2018.