FIND OUT MORE... Geographic Information About New Zealand
LINZ looks after many of the official records about New Zealand's land features and boundaries, and makes available a large amount of geographic information for use in property transactions, research, navigation, and defence and emergency services operations. The work we do underpins New Zealand's identity and economy.
We are responsible for accurately recording and managing the survey system and all property transactions made in New Zealand. Read our guide to land surveying and title registration.
We are responsible for producing the official maps of New Zealand. Find out more about LINZ's role in mapping.
Coordinates & GPS
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa assigns official place names in New Zealand and in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Find out about researching place names or find place names.