Looking for a 1900's map of Wairakei area
@Samantha HI, As part of a research project we are trying to find a map of the Wairakei area in the 1900s (or as close as possible). Wairakei is about 10km north of taupo. I have never dealt with historic maps so if you know where I could make some enquir ... (more)
(2018/07/30 03:10)

Georeferecing files
@Matt @Brian - can you clarify what you mean by not working? I've just tested the pgw and prj downloads for a default sized map and got valid downloads for both on samsung browser (andriod) and chrome (debian). Could you let me know what fails (no dow ... (more)
(2018/05/05 04:45)

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New accounts issues
@Matt I've fixed a couple of issues with the sign-up page. If you've recently tried to create an account and not received the activation email then let me know at mattbriggs@yahoo.com and I'll activate the account manually. Please specify that your acc ... (more)
(2018/03/18 02:04)

@Matt Thanks for pointing that out @mutint. The sign-up page had dropped off my list of things to check prior to releasing updates. I'll get that sorted.
(2017/12/31 23:06)

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@Matt For town maps you would want the NZMS16 series - this has the original maps/plans for most regional towns in NZ. Not sure if that includes the big cities though. I suggest you poke around on http://gdh.auckland.ac.nz to locate the maps yo ... (more)
(2017/12/04 06:46)

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Map Error
@George griffiths On the true left of Blakistons Stream, a tributary of the Broken River in North Canterbury a hut is marked near a fence line. Co-ordinates are 1512274.95 5215438.99 NZTM (E,N) The hut is shown on NZMS 260 1999, NZTM Topo 2009 and LINZ Topo50. ... (more)
(2017/12/03 17:19)

Will you be adding the missing decades between 1920 and 1950?
@Matt NZMS13 1929 maps are now here! Look for them in the layer selector.
(2017/10/20 20:25)

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Assistance in locating a historic map
@Matt Hi Sam, I've no advice other than contacting the National Library as the map you reference is held in their Alexander Turnbull collection. It looks like a fragile or otherwise sensitive document as curator assistance is required for viewing. ... (more)
(2017/09/22 09:04)

Tongariro Park Map 273-04?
@Matt @Chris The full set of NZMS273 maps are now on GDH at Auckland Uni. I've started to bring them into mapspast, including the B-side 1:12500 Ruapehu maps you requested.
(2017/07/29 11:09)

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NZMS1 Provisional Grid
@Dmacfarlan This is a very useful website, and congratulations to the producers. I am carrying out some palaeontological research, mostly on existing collections, This requires dealing with grid references from a variety of maps, and it is often helpful t ... (more)
(2017/06/19 02:08)

@Matt Cameron. I've not tiled the NZMS10 series but it's available to download at Auckland Uni GDH: https://gdh.auckland.ac.nz Follow the link for NZMS maps Matt
(2017/04/26 05:30)

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GIS server option
@Matt Done! ArcGIS support through ArcBruTile is now available for all hosted map series. See mapnews for details of how to use it.
(2016/07/19 08:11)

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Map of the Olivine Country 1964
@Matt Peter - the Map of the Olivine Country is now included on the site. Not entirely sure what the original projection was ... but it seems to match up pretty well everywhere it I assume its the same as the South Island Map Grid. Everywhere excep ... (more)
(2016/05/14 02:29)

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@Matt Note: You currently need to close the 'Select basemap' menu before you can type any text - e.g. submit comments, login, etc. I'll fix this bug sometime, once I figure out how ...
(2015/10/31 18:42)

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Map Key
@Matt @Ashleigh. The individual mapsheets under the mapsheets menu have keys on them. But the decade-end snapshots have not got keys at this stage. The trouble is that the symbols used change over time, and within a single shapshot you'll see many diff ... (more)
(2015/07/16 06:26)

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