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 photograph taken from the CROWN archive.
Historic Aerial Photos, Survey Footprints, CROWN (1936-2005) shows the extent of each CROWN survey undertaken.
Some photos from the NZAM archive may also appear in this layer. The Historic Aerial Photos, Survey Footprints, NZAM (1939-2008) shows the extent of each NZAM survey undertaken
See The Crown historic aerial photo archive scanning project for information about the scanning project.
How to Access Photos:
The photos are not downloadable from the LINZ Data Service.
Scanned photos from the partner regions may be viewed and downloaded from Retrolens.
The Crown Aerial Film Negative Collection is managed for LINZ by WSP Opus International. For photos not scanned yet, you can order images from the Collection from Opus NZ in a number of formats, including:
You will need to tell Opus International the survey, run and photo number (values in the ‘SURVEY’ 'RUN' and 'PHOTO_NO' attributes) covering your area of interest.
Opus NZ will be able to provide information about the cost of providing images in the various formats. Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 680 690
There are also a large number of images which previously belonged to New Zealand Aerial Mapping and which are now are available for public use. Historic Aerial Photos, Survey Footprints, NZAM (1939-2008) shows the extent of each survey undertaken. You can order these photos by contacting Opus NZ.
|Category||Topographic > Historic Imagery|
|Tags||Image, Historic, Aerial, New Zealand|
|Metadata||ISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core|
|Data type||Vector polygon||Feature count||492157 (incl. 59821 with empty or null geometries)|
|Attributes||sufi, survey, run, photo_no, alternate_survey_name, camera, camera_sequence_no, nominal_focal_length, altitude, scale, photocentre_lat, photocentre_lon, date, film, film_sequence_no, photo_type, format, source, physical_film_condition, image_anomalies, scanned, raw_filename, released_filename, when_scanned, photo_version|
|Services||Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|