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Online tool enhances Canterbury rebuild

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:30 am | Land Information NZ

The Forward Works Viewer tool developed to support and accelerate the rebuild of Canterbury has exceeded all expectations by generating more than $4 million in cost-savings – a figure that is set to grow to more than $20 million in coming years. More >>

Put your best footprint forward to win

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:02 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is giving Canterbury high school students a unique opportunity to become even more actively and personally involved in the rebuild of their region – and to win prizes in the process. More >>

LINZ formalises Antarctica NZ relationship

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 11:43 am | Land Information NZ

Land information New Zealand (LINZ) and Antarctica New Zealand have today signed a historic Record of Understanding – formalising their longstanding relationship and strengthening their ongoing commitment to collaborative projects on the world’s ... More >>

Consultation open for place name proposals

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 3:49 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has today opened public consultation on 11 proposals to assign new, or to alter existing, geographic names around the country. More >>

Stokes Beach and Otūmoetai Beach name proposals

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 3:30 pm | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today opened public consultation on an amended version of its proposal to assign the name ‘Stokes Beach’ to an unnamed section of beach within Tauranga Harbour. More >>

LINZ Data Service honoured internationally

Friday, 9 May 2014, 3:13 pm | Land Information NZ

New Zealand’s world-leading reputation for making geospatial data readily available to the public has been reinforced again with the presentation of yet another international award for Land Information New Zealand’s LINZ Data Service (LDS) . More >>

3D models released for Christchurch city

Friday, 7 March 2014, 9:17 am | Land Information NZ

The release of a new set of 3D models of central Christchurch today – as part of the Canterbury Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Programme led by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) – means it will now be much easier to visualise the inner city ... More >>

Consultation on names set to close

Monday, 3 February 2014, 1:46 pm | Land Information NZ

Members of the public wishing to enter a submission on the naming proposals for Hohi, Stokes Beach, Norman Creek and Codfish Island / Whenua Hou now have fewer than two weeks left to do so, with public consultation set to close on February 14. More >>

Future of land boundaries

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:03 am | Land Information NZ

Surveyor-General Dr Don Grant was today pleased to launch Cadastre 2034 – a comprehensive strategy designed to ensure that, in the future, New Zealanders will be able to more easily understand where their rights in land actually are. More >>

Full speed ahead on navigating roading repairs

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 10:58 am | Land Information NZ

Full speed ahead on navigating roading repairs Collaboration between Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), the Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC), and the open data community is providing a new sense of direction for travellers in Christchurch. More >>

Boating App Innovative Use of Public Data

Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:31 pm | Land Information NZ

A new smartphone app utilising data from the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority (NZHA) within Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) will make nationwide boating information more widely and easily available to recreational boaties just in time for summer. More >>

Decisions On Central Otago Place Names

Monday, 21 October 2013, 11:07 am | Land Information NZ

The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has agreed to defer its decision on the place name ‘Te Karearea Peak’ to allow it to be reported to Land information Minister Maurice Williamson as one of an agreed set of four place ... More >>

‘Whanganui’ To Be Reflected In LINZ Publications and Data

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 10:50 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is set to begin updating its electronic databases and hard copy publications to reflect that ‘Whanganui’ and ‘Wanganui’ will shortly be gazetted as alternative official geographic names. More >>

International Recognition For LINZ Data Service

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 4:56 pm | Land Information NZ

International Recognition For LINZ Data Service Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) received international recognition last night, with its revolutionary LINZ Data Service (LDS) being ‘named runner-up – ‘Highly Commended’ – in the ‘Information’ ... More >>

LINZ Decisions: James Cameron Purchasing Wairarapa Farms

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 4:08 pm | Land Information NZ

[ These decisions were recently published on the Land Information New Zealand website here and here . According to a Dominion Post report "Prime Minister John Key confirmed the James Cameron in question was the Hollywood director." ] More >>

Cruise industry drives nautical surveying demand

Friday, 4 February 2011, 2:13 pm | Land Information NZ

Double-digit growth in the number of cruise liners visiting New Zealand each year has the National Hydrographic Authority busy developing a comprehensive nautical surveying and charting programme. More >>

Wellington Place Names Consultation

Monday, 15 November 2010, 11:53 am | Land Information NZ

Reminder notice: Public consultation closes on 30 November for 44 proposals to assign new place names or alter existing place names, including proposals for: • Assigning new names to 22 Porirua suburbs and localities. • Assigning a dual name to the ... More >>

New Zealand Geographic Board Mourns Sir Archie

Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 1:55 pm | Land Information NZ

The death of New Zealand Geographic Board member Sir Archie Taiaoroa is a very great loss, Board Chairperson Dr Don Grant said today. More >>

Bay of Islands Ocean Survey 20/20 project complete

Thursday, 8 July 2010, 3:43 pm | Land Information NZ

A two-year ocean and coastal survey project in the Bay of Islands is now complete, Land Information New Zealand announced today. More >>

New Zealand moves to new official maps

Wednesday, 23 September 2009, 9:15 am | Land Information NZ

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has made one of the most significant changes to New Zealand’s official topographical maps since the 1930s, with the launch of the Topo50 map series available from today (23 September). More >>



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