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Back country hikers say the government has missed the perfect opportunity to correct a century-old mistake and ensure one of the South Island's most beautiful spots went back into the public hands. Audio
How do people access Hunter Valley Station and who controls it? How easy is it to get access? John Campbell reports. Audio
The Overseas Investment Office didn't do its job properly during the sale of Hunter Valley Station to multimillionaire American lessee Matt Lauer, Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says. Audio
A company owned by the Canadian government has bought a $17 million dairy farm in Canterbury.
The government will introduce legislation tomorrow to ban foreigners from buying existing houses.
The government will set out in the next few days how it will deal with existing applications from overseas buyers of farmland.
The defunct state-owned coal miner Solid Energy says the sale of its key assets has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office.
A Chinese firm's application to purchase a 50 percent stake in Silver Fern Farms has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office.
An Australian-owned trade school company that is already the subject of a fraud investigation is facing another probe.
The Overseas Investment Office's good character test is fit for purpose, a review has found. Labour, however, says it's a whitewash.
The government must take responsibility for another lapse of judgement by the Overseas Investment Office, says the Labour Party.
The Labour Party is calling on the Government to take responsibility for what it calls another lapse of judgment by the Overseas Investment Office. Audio
An Auckland-based lawyer who runs Australasia's largest South-East Asian-focused law firm says the overseas investment office is causing some investors to shy away. Audio
A move by the Government to boost staffing in the under-pressure Overseas Investment Office is being labelled too little too late. Audio
Labour MP David Cunliffe is claiming The Overseas Investment Office's failure to properly vet the buyers of North Taranaki's Onetai Station is just the tip of the iceberg. Audio
An environmental journalist in Buenos Aires says the brothers' tanning factory in Argentina is still polluting the area. Audio
There's more heat coming on the Overseas Investment Office with the Labour Party saying it's got evidence other foreign companies should have failed the good character test. Audio
The government has ordered an independent inquiry into the Overseas Investment Office after it was revealed it had approved the sale of a Taranaki farm to Argentinian brothers with serious… Audio
The Overseas Investment Office is to be the subject of an independent review, following it granting approval for the sale of Taranaki's Onetai Station. Audio
A review of a land buy in New Zealand by someone connected to law firm Mossack Fonseca is likely to focus on the good character test, acting Prime Minister Bill English says. Audio