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June 27th, 2013
New Zealand Public Land Information Data Feed Available

NZWAC Chief Executive Mark Neeson said the release would enable website and app developers to make use of the public access information for their own mapping projects. The information could also be of use to researchers and other geographic information systems professionals, including central and local Government staff across the country, he said.

“This new data feed will improve access to government data for the public and business, in line with the Government’s Information and Communications Technology strategy. It will facilitate new research, better central and local government decision making on land issues and development of some truly innovative new mapping websites and apps by private companies.”

The mapping information available on the Commission’s website feed is sourced from Land Information New Zealand’s Parcel Database and processed by the Commission. It is currently used on the Commission’s free nationwide Walking Access Mapping System website (www.wams.org.nz) to help people identify land the public can access.

People can utilise the map service via the Commission’s ESRI REST End Point. This will allow developers to use the map service for their own custom mapping applications as well as allowing GIS analysts to view the Commission’s public access information in their own GIS workspace.

In the coming months, the Commission will make the information available as a shapefile download, in addition to the direct feed. The download, which will be updated monthly, will allow geographic information system professionals to download the public access area dataset to their local systems for geospatial analysis.