Overseas Investment Office

UPDATE: Registrar halts Forestlands strike-off threat

Thu 5 Oct 1

Forestlands has not filed financial statements or provided annual reports to shareholders since 2014.

Workers at Bowron

Chinese plans for Christchurch sheepskin business

Wed 13 Sep

New owners must invest $7m in five years, official docs say.

Tesbrit gets greenlight to buy up to 49.9% of 2degrees

Mon 31 Jul 1

The European shareholder already owns 26.5% of 2degrees.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce says the government is looking at simplifying the OIO (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Government won't change law for listed companies approaching overseas ownership threshold

Thu 27 Jul

Despite NZX, lawyers and listed companies keen for introduction of a minimum holding size.

Scales managing director Andy Borland wants the Overseas Investment Act changed

Listed companies hamstrung by overseas investment law overreach

Fri 21 Jul 18

Agri-business Scales is particularly worried. 

Winston Peters: avoids issue by playing the man, not the ball

Peters still has nothing to say on farm sale to foreigner in his electorate

Fri 7 Jul 25

The NZ First leader avoids the issue by playing the man, not the ball.


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