NZ 8m Digital Elevation Model (2012)

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24134
7421
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 1768
Data type Grid
Resolution 8.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

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

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17118
775
Updated
18 Jul 2016

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

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 are 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

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 1002
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 462292 (incl. 29952 with empty or null geometries)
Primary key sufi
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NZ Residential Area Polygons (Topo, 1:50k)

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4519
1401
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

The group of houses and their sections that together make up a residential area

Data Dictionary for residential_area_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 325
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 2292
Primary key t50_fid
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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7182
1941
Updated
15 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 15 Jun 2016.

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

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.
  4. Lake Onoke from the NZ Lake Polygons (Topo 1:50k) layer and Te Whanga Lagoon from the NZ Chatham Is lagoon polygons (Topo, 1:50k) layer were then erased from the resultant polygon layer to include these two water bodies in the coastline definition.

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

Layer ID 1153
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 9261
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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6543
880
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

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:

  • The existence of a road or track does not necessarily indicate public right of access.

  • Closed tracks are defined as being no longer maintained or passable and should not be used by recreationalists.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

  • 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 2343
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 4.000m
Services Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Topo50 Maps

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76401
14996
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

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:

  • The existence of a road or track does not necessarily indicate public right of access.

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

  • 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 767
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 4.233m
Services Web Map Service (WMS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

NZ Contours (Topo, 1:50k)

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5
47466
14061
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

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: 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 768
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 482372
Elevation Z (elevation)
Primary key t50_fid
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NZ Wreck Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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1950
273
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

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: 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 379
Data type Vector point
Feature count 50
Primary key t50_fid
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NZ Windmill Points (Topo, 1:50k)

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2052
353
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

A mill or other machine that runs on the energy generated by a wheel of adjustable blades or flats rotated by the wind

Data Dictionary for windmill_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 378
Data type Vector point
Feature count 890
Primary key t50_fid
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NZ Wharf Edges (Topo, 1:50k)

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1808
274
Updated
14 Jun 2016

This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 14 Jun 2016.

Any structure on a waterfront, designed to make it possible for vessels to lie alongside and take or unload cargo, passengers etc.

Data Dictionary for wharf_edge: 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 377
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 120
Primary key t50_fid
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