June 8, 2015

Recently the NZ Geospatial Office, who convene a Geospatial Capability Committee, held a High Country hi-tech Virtual Field Trip for schools introducing GIS concepts to schools and capturing the kids interest in attending with a competition about drones.  It sounds lik...

June 3, 2015

Just a reminder that our consents survey closes this Friday (5th June).

We have received an 18% response rate so far, but we were hoping we can do better than that.

You can see below which councils sent us a survey, many thanks!

Can you please spare 5 minutes to compl...

May 21, 2015

The Local Government Geospatial Alliance is conducting this important survey to assess the state of spatial consents data in local government. We want your feedback so that we can get a picture of spatial consents data in local government and understand commo...

May 15, 2015

LGGA has collaborated across nz to form a New Zealand tracks dataset for all to use and enjoy.

Check out the great write up on what LGGA has been doing in the NZ Local Government Magazine


After you have read the a...

March 13, 2015

Hi there,

The local government geospatial alliance(LGGA), had a meeting down in Wellington on 13 February. I thought I'd give you a quick update of what we talked about at that meeting.


We are still trying to secure representation from a number of regions,...

March 9, 2015

ALGIM are pleased to announce that the preliminary programme for both day one and day two is available to view online for the 2015 ALGIM GIS Symposium.

The event will be held Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 of April 2015 at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Au...

August 21, 2014


Organisational categories:

  • Award for Export; Environment & Sustainability;

  • Innovation & Commercialisation;

  • People & Community;

  • Spatial Enablement;

  • Technical Excellence


August 4, 2014

Early Bird registrations for the inaugural New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards daytime seminar and/or dinner are now open!

The Awards dinner will be held on Thursday 27 November 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Wellington, with Mark Sainsbury confirmed as Master...

July 28, 2014

Having a hard time making use of the latest Census data in your GIS?

Michele Hosking from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council has converted all the Census 2013 data (downloaded from Statistics New Zealand) from spreadsheets into GIS tables which can be joined to either t...

April 11, 2014


Below is the link to a workshop that was done at this years Algim GIS conference in Auckland on

Monday 07 April, 2014.

Thanks to all who attended the session and made the workshop really worthwhile.

Also I have add below links the presentations from the national t...

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