Topographic Survey Data and Releases

Waitaha/Canterbury can now be viewed in 3D thanks to new data from a ground-breaking aerial laser survey of the region.

Friday, February 3, 2023

Christchurch’s largest topographic survey dataset is now available for the public

View Christchurch City in 3D with the newly captured elevation (LiDAR) dataset!

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Check out our newly digitised historic maps (Black Maps)

Discover what Canterbury looked like in the 1800s with the latest Black Maps update!

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Three Waters & District Planning Zones regional data update

Three Waters and District Planning Zones datasets have been updated! Discover what’s included in this update.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

New rural aerial imagery available & Imagery capture season begins!

New rural imagery in Mackenzie and Waitaki. Discover what new imagery is being captured this summer.

Friday, November 26, 2021

The pekapeka long-tailed bat wins bird of the year!

The pekapeka long-tailed bat wins bird of the year! Discover where the Pekapeka long-tail bat roost in Canterbury so we can protect them.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

New urban aerial imagery available now

New urban aerial imagery in Christchurch, Banks Peninsula, Selwyn and Waitaki have been added to the latest imagery basemap.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Nga Ingoa & Nga Ingoa (awa) - Ngai Tahu Placenames now on Canterbury Maps

As part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, the Canterbury Maps have released with permission from Ngāi Tahu and the Kā Huru Manu mapping project to bring Ngā Ingoa & Ngā Ingoa (awa) - Ngāi Tahu Placenames of Canterbury to the Canterbury Maps platf…

Thursday, September 16, 2021

New Aerial Imagery and May-June Flooding 2021 Imagery

New aerial imagery has been added to the Latest Imagery Basemap. The imagery which was captured during the May-June flooding has also been released. Keep reading to find out more.

Monday, August 16, 2021

Help us improve Canterbury Maps and be into win!

We want your feedback, take a short survey and be in to win!

Wednesday, July 28, 2021