Breadcrumbs

The Map Collection

The arrangement of the map drawers can be be viewed at layout. This page provides a summary of the contents of the map collection.

New Zealand

Administrative

Aerial Photographs and Orthophotos

Forestry, Farm and Land

General and Country Maps

Geological and Soil

Historical Maps

    AJHR
    New Zealand maps from the Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHRs).
    BPP
    New Zealand maps from the British Parliamentary Papers (BPP).

Marine Charts

Online Maps

    Cartographic and Geospatial Resources Repository
    The University of Auckland has developed a repository of map images initially focuses on maps published by the New Zealand Lands and Survey Department (later called Department of Survey and Land Information, and now LINZ).

Recreational Maps

Road and Street Maps

Topographical Maps

    NZMS 2
    1: 25,000 maps and NZMS 86 (1: 15,840) maps.
    NZMS 260
    1: 50,000 maps (1970s to 2000s). Replaced NZMS series and, in turn, replaced by Topo50 series.
    NZMS 262
    1: 250,000 maps. Replaced by Topo250 series. Also lists superseded NZMS 18 (1: 250,000) and NZMS 19 (1: 500,000) maps.
    North Island NZMS 1
    One inch maps (1940s to 1970s). Replaced by NZMS 260 series.
    South Island NZMS 1
    One inch maps (1940s to 1970s). Replaced by NZMS 260 series.
    Topo250
    1: 250,000 maps from 2009 onwards. Replaced NZMS 262 series.
    Topo50
    1: 50,000 maps from 2009 onwards. Replaced NZMS 260 series.

Waikato Region Maps

Pacific

World

Africa

Antartica

Asia

Australia

Europe

North America

South and Central America