Landscan June 2012
1 June 2012
In this issue...
LINZ and DOC collaborate on new system
A joint collaboration between LINZ and the Department of Conservation (DOC) is enabling the development of a new electronic system to help manage information for over 40 percent of New Zealand’s land area.
Farewell to Colin MacDonald
After nearly four years at the helm of Land Information New Zealand, Chief Executive Colin MacDonald has left the organisation to become Chief Executive of the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA).
LINZ enters into the Whole of Government Accord with the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust
Earlier this year, LINZ formalised the relationship we have with Taranaki Whānui by joining their Whole of Government Accord.
Trans-Tasman hydrographic co-operation
Kiwis and Aussies are the fiercest of rivals on the sports field, but when it comes to hydrography – the science of surveying and mapping the sea floor and coastlines – we’re the best of mates.
Wellington sets the bar high
In February more than 200 hydrographers, marine charting experts and other scientists were in Wellington for the 6th International Shallow Survey Conference.
Helping you help yourself to LINZ data
As uptake of the LINZ Data Service takes off, the LINZ Data Service team is focusing its efforts on empowering the Geographic Information System (GIS) and geodata community to get the most from the service.
LINZ partners with Property Institute
Keeping up with the skills of your trade is important whatever industry you’re in. Managing Crown land is an area that LINZ has become very experienced in, so we’re working on how we share our skills and expertise with others.
LINZ looks for SPI partners as phase two gets underway
The Spatial Parcel Improvement (SPI) Project began in mid-2010 as a two year project to capture and adjust survey data from existing survey plans to improve the accuracy of the cadastre in high priority areas.
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