Height Transformation Examples

The following table provides examples of the transformation of heights between different datums and systems.

  • NZGD2000 to NZVD2016
  • Local vertical datum to NZVD2016
  • Local vertical level datum to NZGD2000
  • Between local mean sea level datums.
  • NZVD2009 to NZVD2016

NZGD2000 to NZVD2016

 LatitudeLongitudeHeight
NZGD200041° 10' 48.510" S175° 39' 07.791" E590.79m
NZVD2016  574.41m
NZGD200039° 25' 36.554" S175° 41' 10.263" E912.62m
NZVD2016  890.47m

Local MSL to NZVD2016

 LatitudeLongitudeHeight
Wellington 195340° 20' 10.896" S175° 50' 19.408" E73.88m
NZVD2016  73.43m
Nelson 195541° 33' 04.243" S173° 34' 26.661" E139.86m
NZVD2016  139.52m

Local MSL to NZGD2000

 LatitudeLongitudeHeight
Wellington 195340° 20' 10.896" S175° 50' 19.408" E73.88m
NZGD2000  88.45m
Nelson 195541° 33' 04.243" S173° 34' 26.661" E139.86m
NZGD2000  154.75m

Local MSL A to Local MSL B

 LatitudeLongitudeHeight
Wellington 195340° 20' 10.896" S175° 50' 19.408" E73.88m
Moturiki 1953  73.70m
Nelson 195541° 33' 04.243" S173° 34' 26.661" E139.86m
Lyttelton 1937  139.88m
Last Updated: 27 June 2016