NZ Topo50 Maps

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87472
21105
Updated
17 Nov 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 17 Nov 2017.

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 Closed tracks are defined as being no longer maintained or passable and should not be used.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 Web Map Service (WMS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ 8m Digital Elevation Model (2012)

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36585
12649
Updated
18 Aug 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 18 Aug 2016.

Suitable for cartographic visualisation only. It was created by the interpolation of 20m contours with post-processing and filtering it is not suitable for terrain analysis.

This 8m Digital Elevation Model (DEM) was originally created by Geographx (geographx.co.nz) and was primarily derived from January 2012 LINZ Topo50 20m contours (data.linz.govt.nz/layer/768).

For a full description of the how the DEM was generated refer to this layer’s metadata.

Layer ID 51768
Data type Grid
Resolution 8.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Topo250 Maps

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31956
4260
Updated
12 Sep 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 12 Sep 2017.

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

NZ River Centrelines (Topo, 1:50k)

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16861
6551
Updated
17 Nov 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 17 Nov 2017.

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_cl: 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 50327
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 711700
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Coastlines (Topo, 1:50k)

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15936
4455
Updated
17 Nov 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 17 Nov 2017.

The line forming the boundary between the land and sea, defined by mean high water.

Data Dictionary for coastline: 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 50258
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 38
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Aerial Photo Footprints, Mainland NZ, (1936-2005) polygons

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19244
1010
Updated
23 Oct 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 23 Oct 2017.

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.
The 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, and the Digitised Historic Aerial Surveys Available for Download (1936-2005) layer shows the extents of the surveys digitised and released by LINZ under open license. See www.linz.govt.nz/about-linz/what-were-doing/projec... for direction on how to access the digitised photos.

The photos are not downloadable from the LINZ Data Service.

The Crown Aerial Film Negative Collection is managed for LINZ by Opus International. You can order images from the Collection from Opus International in a number of formats, including:

  • contact prints
  • enlargements
  • digital files
  • precision scans for photogrammetric production
  • orthophotos

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 International will be able to provide information about the cost of providing images in the various formats. Contact them at: photosales@opus.co.nz or 0800 680 690
Scanned photos from the partner regions may be viewed and downloaded from Retrolens.

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. The extents of these may be added to the LDS in future. You can order these images by contacting Opus International.

Layer ID 51002
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 485021 (incl. 52685 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 Road Centrelines (Topo, 1:50k)

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13038
5723
Updated
17 Nov 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 17 Nov 2017.

Any formed all weather route suitable for the passage of any vehicle.

Data Dictionary for road_cl: 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 50329
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 130322
Primary key t50_fid
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZMS 260 Map Sheets

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17618
729
Updated
22 Apr 2013

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 22 Apr 2013.

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 Mapsheets. For further information and latest editions of Topographic maps for the whole of New Zealand see here

Layer ID 51579
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 294
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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15173
2616
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 Web Map Service (WMS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ River Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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11630
3922
Updated
17 Nov 2017

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 17 Nov 2017.

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: 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 50328
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 5415
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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