NZ Aerial Photo Footprints, Mainland NZ, (1936-2008) polygons

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83064
2968
Updated
09 Nov 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 09 Nov 2021.

This polygon layer is provided to assist with identifying the coverage of aerial photography in the Crown Aerial Film Archive. Included surveys were flown on behalf of the Crown and private entities by New Zealand Aerial Mapping between 1936 and 2008.

Note: No historical aerial photos are available for download through the LINZ Data Service. Photos are provided only upon request (see below).

The footprints in this layer are estimations of the extent of each photograph taken. Positional accuracy will vary and not all photos have associated footprints.

The physical Crown Aerial Film Archive is managed for Toitū Te Whenua LINZ by WSP New Zealand. Nearly all Crown surveys have been scanned and are available digitally upon request. See the Crown Aerial Film Archive historical imagery scanning project for directions on how to access the digitised photos.

Photos not yet digitised can be ordered from WSP NZ for a fee. You will need to provide the survey, run, and photo number (values in the ‘SURVEY’, 'RUN', and 'PHOTO_NO' attributes) for each image in your area of interest and WSP will be able to provide a quote for providing the images in various formats. Contact them at WSP Photo Sales.

The Crown Aerial Film Archive is an amalgamation of surveys flown by New Zealand Aerial Mapping for the Crown and surveys flown for private entities. This layer is updated periodically to reflect the latest imagery available for distribution.

Layer ID 51002
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 616973 (incl. 185089 with empty or null geometries)
Primary key sufi
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Coastlines and Islands Polygons (Topo 1:50k)

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47244
8451
Updated
15 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 15 Sep 2022.

This provides a polygon coastline and islands layer which is based on the Topo50 products. It is a combination of the following layers:

This topographic coastline is the line forming the boundary between the land and sea, defined by mean high water.

Islands from the NZ Island Polygons layer that lie within the NZ Coastline and Chatham Islands areas (i.e. islands in lakes, rivers and estuaries) have been removed.

The GIS workflow to create the layer is:

  1. NZ Coastlines were converted from a polyline to a polygon using a polyline to polygon tool.
  2. The resulting coastal polygon was then used as an input into an erase tool and run against the NZ Island Polygon layer to remove all islands lying within the NZ Mainland and Stewart Island.
  3. This was then merged with the NZ Chatham Is island polygons (Topo, 1:50k) that have had the islands within the main island polygon removed, NZ Auckland Is Island Polygons (Topo, 1:50k), NZ Campbell Is / Motu Ihupuku Island, NZ Antipodes Is Island Polygons (Topo, 1:25k), NZ Kermadec Is Island Polygons (Topo, 1:25k), NZ Bounty Is Island Polygons (Topo, 1:25k) and NZ Snares Is / Tini Heke Island Polygons (Topo, 1:25k) layers using a merge tool.

For more detailed description of each layer refer to the layer urls above.


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This dataset is available via ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS REST services, as well as our standard APIs.
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Layer ID 51153
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 9131
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Topo50 Gridless Maps

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55057
5730
Updated
04 May 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 04 May 2022.

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

Along with the paper-based Topo50 map series, digital images of the maps are also publicly available.

Georeferenced raster digital images are provided at a resolution of 300 DPI. Georeferencing allows adjacent maps to be accurately and automatically aligned within GIS systems.

For more information, and a description of the georeferencing keys:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50/digit...

Please be aware of the following:

  • Representation of a road or track does not necessarily indicate public right of access. For access rights, maps and other information, contact the New Zealand Walking Access Commission - www.walkingaccess.govt.nz

  • The Department of Conservation and other agencies should be contacted for the latest information on tracks and back country huts. Closed tracks are defined as being no longer maintained or passable and should not be used.

  • Not all aerial wires, cableways and obstructions that could be hazardous to aircraft are held in the data.

  • Contours and spot elevations in forest and snow areas may be less accurate.

  • Not all pipelines including both underground and above ground are held in the data or shown on the printed maps. For the latest information please contact the utility and infrastructure agencies

  • Permits may be required to visit some sensitive and special islands and areas. Contact the Department of Conservation to see if you need to apply for a permit.

Layer ID 52343
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 4.000m
Services Raster Tiles Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Lake Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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43610
9474
Updated
23 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Sep 2022.

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 58515
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Imagery Survey Index

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36647
856
Updated
01 Dec 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 01 Dec 2022.

The NZ Imagery Survey Index dataset provides an index to all orthophoto index tiles found on the LINZ Data Service. Each record in the dataset provides both a geometry of the maximum extent of the orthophoto index, as well as all attributes found in each index tile. This dataset therefore provides information to assess orthophoto coverage and metadata across the entire country.

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

The imagery data referenced by this dataset is available on the LINZ Data Service.

Layer ID 95677
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 183
Primary key imagery_survey_id
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Contours (Topo, 1:250k)

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42398
3823
Updated
23 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Sep 2022.

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...

This layer is a component of the Topo250 map series. The Topo250 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland and Chatham Islands, at 1:250,000 scale.

Further information on Topo250: www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo250

Layer ID 50159
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 66662
Dimensions Z (elevation)
Primary key t250_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Topo250 Maps

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63962
7835
Updated
23 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Sep 2022.

The Topo250 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, the Chatham Islands at 1:250,000 scale.

Along with the paper-based Topo250 map series, digital images of the maps are also publicly available.

Georeferenced raster digital images are provided at a resolution of 300 DPI. Georeferencing allows adjacent maps to be accurately and automatically aligned within GIS systems.

For more information, and a description of the georeferencing keys:
www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo250/digi...

Layer ID 50798
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 21.200m
Services Raster Tiles Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Contours (Topo, 1:500k)

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57108
2863
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
Dimensions Z (elevation)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Tree Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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27286
3859
Updated
23 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Sep 2022.

A woody perennial plant, having a self-supporting main stem or trunk.

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

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 50365
Data type Vector point
Feature count 1233028
Primary key t50_fid
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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42330
4691
Updated
23 Sep 2022

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Sep 2022.

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 85744
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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