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A bill granting the Government temporary screening powers on some overseas investments has passed its first stage in the debating chamber. Audio
This week the state owned farming company Landcorp came to the end of its four year sharemilking agreement to run 16 central and southern North Island farms for the Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin… Audio
Foreigners owned 47 percent of shares in New Zealand's private companies in the year to March 2016, according to figures compiled for the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa.
A foreign homeowner in Fiji says they are not prepared to sell their house in a fire sale despite changes to the land laws.
A real estate agent in Fiji says jobs and investment are being lost by land laws that are driving foreigners to sell their properties.
Two of Christchurch's largest hotels have been sold as their American owners have quit the country.
Foreigners have been snapping up dairy farms in Canterbury, Otago and Southland, as debt-laden farmers cut their losses and leave.
The Land Information Minister is willing to consider police checks for some applicants seeking to buy sensitive land or assets in New Zealand, she says.
The Overseas Investment Office is causing some investors to shy away from New Zealand, the lawyer for several Chinese buyers says.
The sale of a secluded island in the Far North has been given the go-ahead after a five-year investigation uncovered two competing stories about its ownership.
One of the country's largest farms - which the government controversially blocked from being sold to a Chinese firm - has gone to New Zealand buyers. Audio
Joining Morning Report is the Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce. Audio
The Labour Party is threatening to defy a key provision of the Trans Pacific Partnership if it becomes the Government. Eric Frykberg reports. Audio
Foreign investors are turning away from Australia, with one describing its economy as "toast". Audio
The Government is looking at ways to speed up the Overseas Investment Office process after a number of complaints from applicants.
A new report on foreign direct investment in New Zealand shows China was not the dominant investor in the past two years - it was Canada. Audio
Foreigners are continuing to invest heavily in New Zealand, and it's not just in dairy and land. Audio
Just like here real estate agents in Australia are warning against xenophobia. Audio
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to follow Australia's lead and set up a foreign buyers register to control the housing market. Audio
The Australian government is investigating nearly 200 cases of foreign investment and is offering a grace period for lawbreakers who turn themselves in. Audio