Overseas Investment Act

13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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26 Jun 18, 1:39pm
ASB data shows the actual number of homes sold to foreign buyers in the year to March 2018 is likely between 11% & 21% nationally, not the 3% reported by Stats NZ  
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7 Mar 18, 11:58am
Companies, lobby groups and individuals have been having their say on the Government’s Overseas Investment Amendment Bill. The vibe? Negative
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3 Nov 17, 3:39pm
BNZ's Tony Alexander describes new government's ban on foreigners buying houses as 'clever', and says it 'aligns NZ with the foreign buying policies of almost all other countries'
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31 Oct 17, 4:24pm
New government to amend Overseas Investment Act to classify residential housing as 'sensitive' to block non-residents and non-citizens from buying existing residential dwellings
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8 Jun 17, 1:44pm
Overseas Investment Office expects ‘complex’ review of Landcorp’s Jericho Farm sale to Chinese bidder due to level of local third party interest
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7 Apr 17, 10:47am
Overseas Investment Office investigating Trinity Hill vineyard buyer on good character grounds after he pleaded guilty to fraud charges in the US
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31 Mar 17, 9:31am
Alex Tarrant looks into Overseas Investment Minister Mark Mitchell's comment that Stats NZ was doing work to capture 'a lot more' data on land purchases by foreigners
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28 Mar 17, 10:36am
Labour hits out at overseas investment breach fines; Says document shows OIO investigations since 2011 show 250,000 hectares of sensitive land was illegally sold; Average fine of $8,500 a 'wet bus ticket'
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19 Mar 17, 1:20pm
No risk of NZers becoming tenants in our own land, LINZ Minister Mark Mitchell says; 'Ratio of land in foreign ownership very small'; Says Stats NZ looking into capturing foreign ownership data outside OIO process
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23 May 16, 12:23pm
Experts call for overhaul of the OIO, saying the non-economic incentives NZ accepts makes us look like a developing country and the cumbersome application process puts off foreign investors
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10 Nov 15, 10:55am
Chinese investor challenges NZ to stop treating foreign investors as 'privileged'; Calls for OIO to be revamped; Experts question whether Govt has public support to make changes
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7 Oct 15, 11:03am
MFAT says TPP effectively prevents future ban on foreign buying of property; TPP rules also apply to non-TPP countries such as China; TPP also doubles threshold for Overseas Investment Act rules; Labour worried
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16 Feb 15, 8:15am
Oliver Hartwich looks at what NZ ought to do to attract the Ikeas of the world and stop being one of the most expensive places on earth
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5 Sep 12, 4:27pm
Crafar Farm sale goes to Supreme Court; Landcorp CEO Chris Kelly eyes possible delay to mid-2013; Says committed to the end
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27 Apr 12, 12:33pm
Latest govt approval for Shanghai Pengxin to buy Crafar Farms to be appealed in High Court by Michael Fay-led NZ consortium
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23 Apr 12, 2:47pm
Allan Barber assesses what the Crafar Farms saga has taught us. Your view?
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1 Feb 12, 5:52pm
Labour OK with foreign land purchases as long as new owner lives in NZ, but absentee owners big no-no, finance spokesman Parker says
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20 Oct 10, 10:19am
Likes of Shania Twain courted to buy NZ farm as debate on overseas investment rules heats up
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