The MGI work programme consists of prioritised projects, each contributing towards the goals of the working group.

The projects within the work programme are led by different members of the steering group.

MGI roadmap [click to expand]

MGI stocktake stage 1

One of the goals of the MGI Working Group is to increase the findability and accessibility of Marine Geospatial Information. MGI stocktakes help to understand what Marine Geospatial Information exists and identify custodian organisations.

The following organisations have completed their MGI stocktake:

  • Government agencies: Land Information New Zealand, Department of Conservation, Ministry of Primary Industries.
  • Councils: Hawke’s Bay, Environment Southland, Greater Wellington.

Results from the NZ MGI stocktake are available through catalogue.data.govt.nz.

Data Portal Investigation

The investigation aims to help data custodians and users understand what platforms support the discoverability, accessibility and availability of marine geospatial datasets.

A matrix showing the range of data portals providing access to marine geospatial information
Data portals providing access to NZ marine geospatial information [click to expand]
Last Updated: 11 January 2021