Land Information New Zealand
Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with geographical information and surveying functions as well as handling land titles, and managing Crown land and property. The minister responsible is the Minister for Land Information, and was formerly the Minister of Survey and Land Information. LINZ was established in 1996 following the restructure of the Department of Survey and Land Information (DOSLI), which was itself one of the successor organisations to the Department of Lands and Survey.
|Formed||July 1, 1996|
|Headquarters||Radio New Zealand House,|
155 The Terrace,
|Annual budget||Vote Lands|
Total budget for 2019/20
The New Zealand Geographic Board secretariat is part of LINZ and provides the Board with administrative and research assistance and advice.
The Minister for Land Information is Damien O'Connor.