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Tide Predictions

Posted: June 18th, 2009 | Author: jdm@inmap.net | Filed under: Dataset | Tags: , | No Comments »

Daily predictions of the times and heights of high and low waters at Standard Ports, Secondary Ports tide information, Standard Port datum descriptions and tidal levels.  Tables are provided in both PDF and comma delimited text (CSV) format.

The tide predictions on this website are not official tide tables as specified in Maritime Rules Part 25 Nautical Charts and Publications (pursuant to Section 36 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994).

LINZ accepts no liability for any direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages that result from any errors in the information, whether due to LINZ or a third party, or that arise from the use, or misuse, of the information available from this site.


Scanned Marine Charts

Posted: June 18th, 2009 | Author: jdm@inmap.net | Filed under: Dataset | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

LINZ produces specialised nautical charts to aid safe navigation in New Zealand waters and certain areas of Antarctica and the South West Pacifc.  A selection of the charts are available as scanned images.  LINZ does not guarantee the tiff files are up to date.


Landonline Bulk Data Extract

Posted: June 17th, 2009 | Author: jdm@inmap.net | Filed under: Dataset | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Landonline integrates New Zealand’s geodetic, cadastral, and land titles data.

LINZ makes Landonline data available as the Landonline Bulk Data Extract. The BDE is supplied in a specialised format.  The data is available in common GIS formats from a third-party suppliers.


NZTopo Topographic Database

Posted: June 17th, 2009 | Author: jdm@inmap.net | Filed under: Dataset | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Topographical mapping is available in vector form from the NZTopo database. This data is used to create the NZMS 260 1:50,000 map series.

The data is available in 1Spatials’ LAMPS2 format. It is likely that it will be more convenient to obtain the data from a third-party in a more conventional GIS format. Small amounts of data may be downloaded immediately in Arc Shape format using the NZTopoOnline web mapping


New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names

Posted: June 16th, 2009 | Author: jdm@inmap.net | Filed under: Dataset | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

The New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names (the Gazetteer) is published by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB). The Gazetteer contains all official names for features within the NZGB’s jurisdiction.

The Gazetteer includes the following information for each official name: