March 21, 2019

Did you know LINZ has a new Resilience team? The team's role is to support key stakeholders, (including local government) to prepare for, manage and respond to emergency events and to prepare for climate change. 

Have your say on the 12 key data sets for...

October 30, 2018

"The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing in an expansion of 3D mapping to support major development projects and improve land use management in the regions"

The Regional Economic Development Minister has declared that up to $19 million will be invested into increa...

October 29, 2018

Over the past few years, the way government organisations share their data has changed greatly. Many councils have started to publish data online for everyone to see. By doing this, companies can improve government transparency, increase innovation plus reduce the cost...

October 29, 2018

National elevation data improvement is a priority for Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and is a significant project within the Mapping New Zealand 2025 initiative. The data is crucial for modelling, policy and decision-making on resilience and climate change, water,...

July 23, 2018

Welcome to the new LGGA website. Explore and see all the latest resources added to the Geospatial Toolkit, meet the LGGA communication newbies Lidia and Wendy, and check out all the upcoming spatial events.  We are hoping there are many things here that may interest yo...

The NZ Institute of Survey and Spatial (NZIS) are currently looking at the option of introducing a professional certification programme for spatial practitioners in New Zealand – RPSpatial (Registered Spatial Professional). We are requesting feedback from the wider spa...

July 22, 2018

A lot has been happening behind the scenes of the LGGA.

Last year we brought on board new members to assist with the LGGA’s communication and engagement. Wendy Gomwe from Auckland Council helped us launch our first newsletter and the design of the new website. More rec...

July 11, 2018

Andre Kruger, Manawatu & Wanganui reporesentative and Geospatial Manager at Palmerston North Regional Council, provided fit for use SQL functions and procedures for the LGGA Toolkit. You may find the SQL functions useful for SDE domain processes such as translating dom...

July 11, 2018

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is continuing to work on a new river network data specification as a first step towards improved river data.  

This data will be useful for helping to understand and mitigate the impacts of floods. LINZ is currently seeking feedback o...

July 10, 2018

The Traffic Road Event Information System (TREIS) API, developed by Eagle Technology, lets you access real-time data on notable events/incidents that affect traffic conditions across New Zealand's national highways.  An example of an event/incident may include roadwork...

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