NZ Building Outlines

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29465
7989
Updated
24 Aug 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Aug 2020.

This dataset provides current outlines of buildings within mainland New Zealand captured from the latest aerial imagery.

A building outline is a 2D representation of the roof outline of a building which has been classified from LINZ aerial imagery using a combination of automated and manual processes to extract and refine a building roof outline.

Building outlines observed in aerial imagery larger than or equal to 10 square meters are captured in this dataset, and may include structures such as garages and large sheds.

Data vintage

This dataset shows the most recent set of building outlines extracted from the LINZ aerial imagery available on the LINZ Data Service.

Current coverage includes areas in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Gisborne, Bay of Plenty, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Wellington, Tasman, Nelson, West Coast, Marlborough, Canterbury, Southland, and Otago. This dataset will be updated and expanded as new aerial imagery becomes available.

Since aerial imagery is flown only every few years in each region of the country, building outlines only reflect those buildings observed at the date of this aerial imagery capture, and may not reflect buildings constructed after this time period.

Please refer to the NZ Building Outlines Data Dictionary for detailed metadata and information about this dataset.

Related building outlines data

NZ Building Outlines (All Sources) - contains all combinations of building outlines from multiple years of imagery that have existed since the beginning of this dataset, and the dates when each building outline existed in the associated aerial imagery.

NZ Building Outlines Lifecycle - is related to the dataset above and stores the relationship between building outlines when one building is split into two or more building outlines, or when multiple building outlines are merged into a single outline.


APIs and web services
This dataset is available via ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS REST services, as well as our standard APIs.
LDS APIs and OGC web services
ArcGIS Online map services
ArcGIS REST API

Layer ID 101290
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 3258578
Primary key building_id
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Terrain Relief (Topo50)

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31756
4665
Updated
10 May 2013

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 10 May 2013.

In addition to contour lines, relief shading helps visualise the terrain. Hills and valleys are shaded as if they were illuminated from the north-west.

Relief layers were generated for each sheet, and specifically for use in the Topo50 map series. There may be subtle differences in the relief shading of adjacent map sheets.

The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland and Chatham Islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50: www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50765
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 10.000m
Services Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ River Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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25566
7602
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

A natural, flowing body of water emptying into an ocean, lake or other body of water and usually fed along it's course by converging tributaries.

Data Dictionary for river_poly: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-r...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50328
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 4926
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Contours (Topo, 1:500k)

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30039
2194
Added
22 May 2011

This dataset was first added to LINZ Data Service on 22 May 2011.

An imaginary line that connects points of equal height value eg the elevation of the land surface above or below a vertical datum, in this case of LINZ topographic mapping, this is Mean Sea Level.

Data Dictionary for contour: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-c... . The first contour is the 160m, then 300m, and every 300m thereafter.

This layer is a component of the Topo500 data. The Topo500 map series will, when it is created, provide updated topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland at 1:500,000 scale.

Layer ID 50205
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 17382
Elevation Z (elevation)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Historic Aerial Photos, Survey Footprints, CROWN (1936-2005)

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25275
698
Added
05 Sep 2011

This dataset was first added to LINZ Data Service on 05 Sep 2011.

This layer has been provided to enable potential users to identify the coverage of photography for Mainland NZ flown on behalf of the Crown between 1936 and 2005. It shows the extent of each aerial survey undertaken. The Historic Aerial Photos, Photo Footprints (1936-2005) layer shows the extent of each photograph in the survey.

The physical Crown Aerial Film Archive is managed for LINZ by WSP New Zealand. Most Crown photographs have been scanned and are available digitally from LINZ upon request. See the Crown Aerial Film Archive historical imagery scanning project for direction on how to access the digitised photos. The photos are not downloadable from the LINZ Data Service.

The original data used to create this layer was compiled prior to 2000 and it is possible that some errors exist in the data fields. If you are aware of any inaccuracies, please contact LINZ at topography@linz.govt.nz.

Photos not yet digitised by be ordered from WSP NZ. You will need to provide the survey, run, and photo number (values in the ‘SURVEY’, 'RUN', and 'PHOTO_NO' attributes) covering your area of interest. WSP NZ will be able to provide information about the cost of providing images in various formats. Contact them at WSP Photo Sales.

The New Zealand Aerial Mapping photo archive has been aquired and added to the Crown Aerial Film Archive. These images will also become available from LINZ once digitised or may be ordered from WSP NZ. Historic Aerial Photos, Survey Footprints, NZAM (1939-2008) shows the extent of each survey undertaken.

There are a small number of images held in the Archive that have not been referenced in the LDS layers due to incomplete metadata. WSP NZ will be able to let you know if additional photographs are available in your area of interest.

Layer ID 51000
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 4066
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Lake Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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18736
6784
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

Any standing body of fresh inland water.

Data Dictionary for lake_poly: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-l...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50293
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 57749
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Linz Map Sheets (Topo, 1:50k)

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22561
2567
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

Polygon for each Topo50 map sheet holding extents of each sheet, it's sheet code, name, edition, and revision statement. This is the same information that is printed on each Topo50 map

Data Dictionary for linz_map_sheet: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-l...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50295
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 446
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Height Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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20650
3823
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

A height above a vertical datum, represented on a map by a dot locator with the elevation printed beside the dot. Unlike trigonometrical stations, spot heights are not identifiable on the ground

Data Dictionary for height_pnt: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-h...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50284
Data type Vector point
Feature count 85757
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Powerline Centrelines (Topo, 1:50k)

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20769
3182
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

A cable or cables supported by poles or towers for the transmission of electricity

Data Dictionary for powerline_cl: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-p...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50311
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 7274
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Building Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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19323
3557
Updated
24 Nov 2020

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 24 Nov 2020.

A relatively permanent walled and roofed construction.

Data Dictionary for building_poly: docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-b...

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 50246
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 54073
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
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