An overview of the different file formats available for downloads from the LINZ Data Service.

The LINZ Data Service supports a wide range of file formats for download. The file format you choose will depend on what you want to do with your data, as well as which software programme you will be using. The options cater for GIS and non-GIS software.

The Koordinates Help site contains detailed descriptions of the available file formats.

Learn more about LDS export file formats.


  • Shapefile
  • MapInfo TAB
  • Esri File Geodatabase
  • GeoPackage / SQLite
  • GeoJPEG
  • GeoTIFF
  • JPEG2000
  • Esri ASCII Grid


  • DWG
  • KML
  • CSV
  • PDF
Reference Category: Data and schemas
Last Updated: 
10 March 2021