Access road, address and places data through the LINZ Data Service.

LINZ is responsible for holding official address and road, and electoral streets and places data. Through the New Zealand Geographic Board, LINZ is also the source of official geographic names.

Visit the LINZ Data Service to download data about:

  • property addresses, including road names and property numbers
  • place names

Official addresses and road names

Download official address and road name data from the LINZ Data Service. This data is updated on the LINZ Data Service every week.

Electoral - places and streets

LINZ publishes the Index to Places and Streets for electoral purposes. The Index is used by electoral returning officers to assist in registering special votes in the correct electorate on election day.

Download a digital printout of the Index to Places & Streets (ZIP 541KB), as at 2020. 

The Index to Places and Streets is available in hard-copy for sale from the Electoral Commission’s Enrolment Services team. 

Contact the Electoral Commission

Place names data

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa manages a Gazetteer of official geographic names. You can find and view official and unofficial place names in the New Zealand Gazetteer web application or download the data through the LINZ Data Service.

Find and view place names in the New Zealand Gazetteer web application

Download NZ Place Names (NZGB) data from the LINZ Data Service

 

Last Updated: 19 October 2021