Find out about the data sources used in LINZ Basemaps APIs and how to attribute them in your web map.
LINZ Basemaps use the latest open data and are licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons 4.0 International licence. Each Basemap product includes data from LINZ and other authoritative open data sources.
Your product must always visibly show attribution and link to the LINZ copyright statement and the Basemap's custom attribution text.
Find out how to use LINZ Basemap APIs for code examples of how to include attribution in your app.
LINZ Basemaps data sources
Aerial Imagery Basemap contributors
The LINZ Aerial Imagery Basemap contains data from the following sources:
- Latest aerial imagery from LINZ Aerial Imagery Coordination Programme.
LINZ Data Service - NZ Imagery Survey Index
- Satellite imagery from © Maxar Technologies and modified Copernicus Sentinel data, licensed by Sinergise Ltd.
LINZ Data Service - Chatham Islands 0.5m Satellite Imagery (2014-2019)
- Bathymetric data from © GEBCO Compilation Group (2020) GEBCO 2020 Grid (doi:10.5285/a29c5465-b138-234d-e053-6c86abc040b9)
GEBCO - Download global coverage grids
Topographic Basemap contributors
The LINZ Topographic Basemap contains data from the following sources:
- LINZ Topographic and Property data
LINZ Data Service