This layer shows the New Zealand mainland sheet extents for the historic NZMS 260 map series.
The NZMS 260 Topographic map series began in 1977 and ended production in 2009. The series was produced at the 1:50,000 scale.
**NOTE**: The NZMS260 map series has now been superseded by NZTopo50. To download the NZTopo50 Map sheets please refer to [NZ Topo50 Map Sheets](http://data.linz.govt.nz/layer/50295). For further information and latest editions of Topographic maps for the whole of New Zealand see [here](http://www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50).