This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

Data Location


NZ national map is available as both vector and raster data.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   7/1/2011
Format of data   GeoTIFF,GeoJPEG,KML,Shapefile,FGDB,DWG,TAB,CSV
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Sat Feb 23 2013 13:16:09 GMT+0000 (UTC)