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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: