Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has published a review of the Crown pastoral land regulatory system.
The system covers how LINZ manages Crown pastoral leases. Most of these are in the South Island high country. There are 171 leases, which are 33-year leases with the perpetual right of renewal.
The review highlights issues with the effectiveness, efficiency, durability and accountability of the current Crown pastoral lease system.
LINZ says it is making changes, not only at an operational level, but at a policy level.