Land Information New Zealand
Toitū Te Whenua
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- record the physical features of our natural and built environments to provide up-to-date maps and information
- provide a location-based reference system to enable accurate positioning of land and sea features
- manage our Crown land, river and lake beds, administering high country pastoral leases, and Crown forestry licenses on land held for Treaty settlements
- survey our sea, providing official nautical charts and publications for safety at sea
- help make our location-based information easy to find, share and use
- set rating valuation standards and work with local government to ensure confidence in our rating valuation system
- manage our survey and title transactions to provide confidence in our property rights system
- administer the rules for overseas investment in sensitive New Zealand assets, ensuring a balance between protecting those assets and facilitating investments that benefit New Zealand.
- Support the New Zealand Geographic Board in the naming of our geographic features and places, including those on the continental shelf and in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica.