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Our 1941, 1965, 1973, 1984 & 1994 collections of georeferenced historic aerial imagery have been completed!! These collections have been sourced from NZAM and the Crown archive held by NZAM in Napier and scanned from ...Published: 17/11/2014
The Selwyn District Council is excited to announce that our Operative District Plan maps are now available in interactive format.Published: 31/10/2014
Learn about how to access and download the various historic aerial imagery datasets that are available for Canterbury.Published: 29/10/2014
In the past, wetlands have often been regarded as damp, smelly, buggy places of unproductive land. Over time, many wetlands have been drained for farmland and housing developments…but things are changing......Published: 16/10/2014
Find out about Canterbury Maps at one of several FREE public training sessions that Environment Canterbury will be running in October 2014. There are still some places left ... be in quick ..Published: 14/10/2014
The partners behind Canterbury Maps, the canterbury councils have secured a contract to capture the Hurunui and Kaikoura local authority regions in this coming sumner aerial imagery capture season. Typically the capture occurs between ...Published: 30/09/2014
Locations and details about significant cultural and/or heritage places in Canterbury sourced from the Canterbury Maps partners and Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.Published: 25/09/2014
You can use Canterbury Maps to find property, geographical, recreational, locational information and more! To browse our map collection, go to our Map and Apps page.
Or alternatively you can search our collection straight from the frontpage. Just start typing in the 'Find Maps apps' search box and relevant items will appear within the drop down box.
To look for specific property information, go to the Map viewer and type in your property address. From here you can then turn on layers to show specific data. Find out more about this app here.
How we use Canterbury Maps?
We primarily utilise Canterbury Maps Esri GIS Services for integration into our daily processes and in particular into applications our we develop for our clients. A very common scenario is to utilise the imagery and base map services available from ....... read more
Who are we?
The Canterbury Maps portal is a joint data-sharing initiative brought to you by Canterbury's regional and territorial authorities. Coordinated by the staff at Environment Canterbury, you will find data on this site from
- Environment Canterbury
- Kaikoura District Council
- Hurunui District Council
- Waimakariri District Council
- Christchurch City Council
- Selwyn District Council
- Ashburton District Council
- Waimate District Council
- Mackenzie District Council
- Timaru District Council
- Waitaki District Council.
Resources for consent applications in the Canterbury region.
Features and information relating to Groundwater quantity, quality and supply in the Canterbury Region.
Layers and features related to Land and Property Information
Grab our Data
All data is freely available to the public through our download service.
Download our map data, view our apps and explore the Canterbury region through our interactive map viewer(s).
Developers looking for mapping data can download our layers and API's by going to our Data page.
All data unless specifically stated is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License.
Tell us what you think of our site, the tools on the site and anything else you want to tell us.
We are interested in your ideas and views to improve this site or it's tools and welcome your feedback.
You can either use the green feedback button the far right of this website or send us an email at
If you prefer to browse our maps on the go then download our Canterbury Maps phone app.
It is available on the Apple iTunes store for iPhones/iPads and also in Google Play for Android phones and tablets.
Find out more information by visiting our Mobile page.
Our quick tour gives you an overview of the features available on this site ranging from ...
the home page, maps & apps gallery, map viewer(s) and the data download service.