7 Oct 2019

Half of private land owned by 0.1 percent of population

From Morning Report, 7:36 am on 7 October 2019

Half the private land in New Zealand is owned by just 0.1 percent of the population and six of the top ten private land owners are foreign-owned forestry companies. An analysis of Land Information New Zealand data shows the 100 largest private landowners own five percent of the country's land mass between them. RNZ reporter Kate Newton has been crunching the data.