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.
The Map Gallery accesses a variety of web pages to display and query map data for the Greater Wellington Region
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.
Search for and download GIS data for your own use.
Colour aerial imagery acquired for the region in 2013, 2017 and 2021.
Regional LIDAR DEM acquired for the region in 2013-14.
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.
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ADVISORY A potential security vulnerability was discovered in our mapping software. Map services were temporarily disabled from 13th to 17th Dec 2021 whilst we investigated. This problem is now fixed. Webservices users may notice minor schema changes. Apologies for any inconvenience.Last updated: 23rd Dec 2021
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
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
To help support our communities prepare for climate change, we have launched a fully integrated sea level rise (SLR) and storm surge map viewer for the region.Published: 28/06/2019
Some other sites of interest to GIS Users are listed below.
All of these sites provide options for data discovery or data supply.
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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