Land Information New Zealand
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is a government department with the following responsibilities:
provides a secure environment for buying, selling and subdividing property through: - guaranteed titles for property dealings - an accurate system of land boundary definition
administers the Crown's interests in land through: - acquisition of Crown land - disposal of Crown land - administration of Crown land - management of Crown land liabilities
provides a nationally consistent valuation system for rating purposes
assists Government and its agencies to address Treaty of Waitangi issues through the provision of excellent information on land history and status
ensures that New Zealand has high quality databases for its survey, mapping, hydrographic and property activities.