Maps & Publications

New Zealand Geographic Board logo.The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) has produced a number of publications.

Copies of available publications can be downloaded below. Please note the large file sizes. We recommend that, unless you have a fast Internet connection, you don't view the large files in your browser window.

The copyright for these maps and books is held by the NZGB. If you wish to reproduce any part or whole of these publications, then please contact the NZGB Secretary for permission. A suitable acknowledgement to the NZGB will be required for any form of reproduction.

You can also refer to the Regional Gazetteer and Map compiled for the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) Asia, South East and Pacific, South West Division - hosted on the ISCM website.

PublicationReference 

Generic Geographic Features Listing - Māori and English

 

New Act for Geographic Board Factsheet

 New Zealand Geographic Board Act 2008 Factsheet.

Place Naming in New Zealand Brochure

 Place Naming in New Zealand Brochure.

Te Ika a Maui, The Land and its People

NZMS 346/1Map of New Zealand north island showing Te Ika a Maui, The Land and its People. Image showing back of publication which lists Te Ika a Maui natural features and settlements.

Te Wai Pounamu, The Land and its People (Front and Back)

NZMS 346/2Map of New Zealand north island, year 1840, showing Te Wai Pounamu, The Land and its People. Image showing back of publication which lists Te Wai Pounamu natural features and settlements.

He Korero Pūrākau Mo Ngā Taunahanahatanga a Ngā Tūpuna, Place Names of the Ancestors, A Māori Oral History Atlas

ISBN 0-477-00049-5

Re-print
ISBN 978-0-477-00049-9

Image of book cover.

Ngā Tohu Pūmahara, The Survey Pegs of the Past, Understanding Māori Place Names

ISBN 0-477-01462-3Ngā Tohu Pūmahara, The Survey Pegs of the Past, Understanding Māori Place Names.

Asia and Pacific, United Nations map names

NZMS 347United Nations map names: Asia and Pacific.

How to Purchase

Limited copies of the above maps and books not marked as out of print are available for purchase from:

Blue Star
33-43 Jackson Street
Petone, Wellington 5045

Email: linz.support@bluestargroup.co.nz
Phone: 0800 504 704