NZ Imagery Survey Index

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479
Updated
04 Aug 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 04 Aug 2021.

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 131
Primary key imagery_survey_id
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NZ Building Outlines (All Sources)

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2666
Updated
14 Jun 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2021.

This dataset provides building outlines within mainland New Zealand extracted from multiple years of aerial imagery, allowing you to see change over time, or restrict the dataset to building outlines that match a specific aerial imagery source.

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 roof 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 contains all building outlines which have been extracted from multiple years of aerial imagery available in each region of the country, including the most recent imagery. This dataset includes the dates for which each building existed in the aerial imagery.

Current coverage includes nearly all regions of New Zealand, except parts of rural Auckland, remote parts of Bay of Plenty, Tasman and the Southern Alps, as well as Fiordland, Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands. This dataset will be updated and expanded as new aerial imagery becomes available.

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

Related building outlines data

NZ Building Outlines Lifecycle – 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. Use this in conjunction with the NZ Building Outlines (All Sources) dataset.

NZ Building Outlines - provides current building outlines only, derived from the latest LINZ aerial imagery.

Layer ID 101292
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 4061901
Primary key building_outline_id
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NZ Building Outlines

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15717
Updated
14 Jun 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2021.

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 nearly all regions of New Zealand, except parts of rural Auckland, remote parts of Bay of Plenty, Tasman and the Southern Alps, as well as Fiordland, Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands. 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 polygon
Feature count 3320498
Primary key building_id
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NZ Facilities

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129
Added
14 Jun 2021

This dataset was first added to LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2021.

This dataset provides boundaries of facilities, currently hospitals and schools, within mainland New Zealand originally sourced in early 2021 from a combination of NationalMap and authoritative sources, including NZ Ministry of Education and NZ Ministry of Health.

A facility represents a particular activity such as a hospital or school. A facility boundary represents the extent of the land which appears to be used by a facility. A facility boundary can be different to corresponding cadastral parcel polygons because a facility can span across multiple parcels or be located in only part of a parcel. For example, a parcel owned by the crown can include multiple schools and other facilities such as parks and reserves.

Facility boundaries in this dataset were used to apply hospital and school building names to the NZ Building Outlines dataset published on the LINZ Data Service.

A more detailed description of NZ Facilities can be found in the NZ Facilities Data Dictionary. This Data Dictionary also includes information on how NZ Facilities was used to support the attribution of NZ Building Outlines.

NZ Facilities contains data sourced from NationalMap, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health licensed for reuse under CC BY 4.0.

Related data

NZ Building Outlines - provides current building outlines only, derived from the latest LINZ aerial imagery.

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.

Layer ID 105588
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 2684
Primary key facility_id
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NZ Aerial Photo Footprints, Mainland NZ, (1936-2005) polygons

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2622
Updated
27 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 27 May 2021.

Note: 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.

This layer shows the extent of each photograph taken. The NZ Aerial Survey Footprints, Mainland NZ, (1936-2005) polygons layer shows the extent of each survey undertaken.

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.

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.

Layer ID 51002
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 586970 (incl. 155086 with empty or null geometries)
Primary key sufi
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NZ Topo50 Gridless Maps

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4962
Updated
12 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 May 2021.

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 Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Topo50 Maps

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216777
40421
Updated
12 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 May 2021.

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 50767
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 4.233m
Services Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Trig Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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8620
433
Updated
12 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 May 2021.

A structure on top of a hill, usually coloured black and white, used as a physical reference point by surveyors to determine location. The symbol shown on the map includes the elevation and trig identification code for beaconed trig stations.
These topographic trig points are derived from New Zealand geodetic marks data which can also be accessed through the LINZ Data Service: NZ Geodetic Marks and NZ Geodetic Vertical Marks.

Data Dictionary for trig_pnt: apps.linz.govt.nz/topo-data-dictionary/index.aspx?...

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 103476
Data type Vector point
Feature count 5770
Primary key t50_fid
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NZ Contours (Topo, 1:50k)

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164405
51598
Updated
12 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 May 2021.

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 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 50768
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 482383
Elevation Z (elevation)
Primary key t50_fid
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NZ Wreck Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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13959
786
Updated
12 May 2021

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 May 2021.

A wrecked vessel, either submerged or visible which is attached to or foul of the bottom or cast up on the shore; or a greatly disabled or damaged vehicle

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

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 50379
Data type Vector point
Feature count 51
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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