getting started

You can use GWRC mapping tools to find property, geographical, recreational, locational information and more! To browse our map collection, try the links listed below.

GWRC Advanced Map Viewer

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The advanced map viewer provides a variety of tools to display and query map data for the Greater Wellington Region

GWRC map viewer for mobile

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The mobile map viewer provides a more lightweight method to view map data. Also useful for tablets and Apple devices.

GWRC Bathing Water Quality Map Viewer

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In the summer season, you can use this map to see the most recent bathing water quality information for popular bathing sites.

Take our Data

GIS data is freely available to the public through our download service.

Download our map data or connect to web map services to reuse our GIS data.

GWRC Open GIS Data Site

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Search for and download GIS data for your own use.

GWRC regional aerials on LDS

Colour aerial imagery acquired for the region in 2013.

GWRC GIS data on Koordinates

Regional GIS data shared on the Koordinates Data Service site.

Developers looking for mapping data can download our layers and API's by going to our Data Services page also hosted on a  Cloud site.

All data unless specifically stated is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License. 

Creative Commons License 

Our News

New detailed streams datasets released

New streams datasets derived from LIDAR survey data have now been released.

Published: 02/08/2016

New topographic base maps released

New large-scale topographic basemaps for the region have been released by GWRC.

Published: 16/06/2016

The GWRC GIS Open Data Site

The GWRC GIS Open Data Site allows users to download their own copies of GIS data.

Published: 16/06/2016

OTHER SITES

Some other sites of interest to GIS Users are listed below.

All of these sites provide options for data discovery or data supply.

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NZ Government Data Portal


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LINZ Data Service


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Geodata.govt.nz Data Portal


 Koordinates Logo

Koordinates Data Portal


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MfE Data Portal


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LRIS Data Portal


Related Sites

Other mapping resources from Local Government in the Region

Many of our partner councils in the Wellington Region provide online GIS mapping systems for public use. These sites are listed below.

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WCC Web map viewer

WCC Open Data Site


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HCC Web map viewer

HCC Historic Aerials Viewer


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PCC Web map viewer

PCC Open Data Site


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UHCC Web map viewer

UHCC Map Services Site


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KCDC Web map viewer

KCDC Map Services Site


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Wairarapa Districts Web map viewer


 

Feedback

Tell us what you think of our site, the tools on the site and anything else you want to tell us.

We are interested in your ideas and views to improve this site or it's tools and welcome your feedback.

Send us an email at :

info@gw.govt.nz