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 Map Gallery
The Map Gallery accesses a variety of web pages to display and query map data for the Greater Wellington Region
LAWA Bathing Water Quality Map Viewer
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 Data Site
Search for and download GIS data for your own use.
GWRC regional aerials on LDS
Colour aerial imagery acquired for the region in 2013, 2017 and 2021.
WAGGIS regional LIDAR on LDS
Regional LIDAR DEM acquired for the region in 2013-14.
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.
All data unless specifically stated is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
GREEN: no known issuesLast updated: 25th July 2022
Regional Topographic basemaps updated
The regional topographic basemaps, first released in 2015, have been fully updated to Version 2. Thse maps incorporate terrain data from LIDAR sources at larger scales.Published: 25/07/2022
2021 Wellington Regional aerial imagery layer released.
Colour aerial imagery basemap for the Wellington Region. Imagery captured in Jan-Feb 2021. See also the LINZ Data Service for downloadable images.Published: 09/08/2021
High-resolution 1m contour data now available
1m topographic contours are now available for download. They are derived from the best publicly-available LIDAR elevation data, and cover the whole Wellington Region. Data is tiled by 50k topo map sheet extents. Many sheets also now available as vector tile cache services.Published: 24/05/2021, updated 9/09/2021
Some other sites of interest to GIS Users are listed below.
All of these sites provide options for data discovery or data supply.
Retrolens Historical Aerials Portal
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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