The Complete List of Aerial Imagery Resources for your ETS Application

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This list is resourced from the official Te Uru Rākau / MPI Aerial Imagery Resources website.

While all efforts have been made to list all sources of publicly available imagery, there are likely other private imagery providers that are not covered in this list.

Te Uru Rākau / MPI uses this list as evidence in Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) application assessments. Use the provided links to ensure the eligibility, and establish the age of forests in all ETS applications before submitting.

 

Imagery providers are split into 3 categories:

  1. New Zealand Crown Agencies.
  2. New Zealand Regional Council and Territorial Authority Imagery.
  3. Public and Private providers of Worldwide Imagery.


   

New Zealand Crown Agencies

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)

●       Aerial Photos

●       Base Maps

 

Retrolens Historical Imagery

This site is updated often with high-quality historical orthophoto imagery and is administered by LINZ. 

If your area of interest is not covered by imagery available from Retrolens, please request imagery by emailing climate.change@mpi.govt.nz with a location reference such as a street address, LINZ Parcel, or Title description.

Ministry for the Environment (MfE) Satellite Data

It contains links to the metadata and the relevant contact details per dataset.

The New Zealand open data portal

All things that are publicly available in New Zealand.

Regional Council and Territorial Authority imagery

Regional Councils and Unitary Authorities.


Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council Maps 

Far North District Council - Maps and Aerials

Kaipara District Council Maps

Whangarei District Council Maps

 

Auckland Council

Auckland Council GeoMaps

 

Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council Data Portal 

Waikato Regional Council Maps 

Waikato Regional Council Data Catalogue 

Hauraki District Council Maps 

Hamilton City Council Maps

Waipa District Council Maps 

South Waikato District Council Maps

Waitomo District Council Viewer 

Waitomo District Council Maps

Taupō District Council Maps

Taupō District Council Viewer 

 

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Maps

Bay of Plenty Map Gallery

Tauranga City Council Map Viewer 

Tauranga City Council Maps

Western Bay of Plenty Maps

Matamata Piako District Council Maps

Rotorua Lakes Council Maps 

Rotorua Lakes Council Aerial Viewer 

Rangitaiki District Council Viewer 

Whakatane District Council Viewer 

Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council Maps 

Far North District Council - Maps and Aerials

Kaipara District Council Maps

Whangarei District Council Maps

 

Auckland Council

Auckland Council GeoMaps

 

Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council Data Portal 

Waikato Regional Council Maps 

Waikato Regional Council Data Catalogue 

Hauraki District Council Maps 

Hamilton City Council Maps

Waipa District Council Maps 

South Waikato District Council Maps

Waitomo District Council Viewer 

Waitomo District Council Maps

Taupō District Council Maps

Taupō District Council Viewer 

 

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Maps

Bay of Plenty Map Gallery

Tauranga City Council Map Viewer 

Tauranga City Council Maps

Western Bay of Plenty Maps

Matamata Piako District Council Maps

Rotorua Lakes Council Maps 

Rotorua Lakes Council Aerial Viewer 

Rangitaiki District Council Viewer 

Whakatane District Council Viewer 

 

Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council ArcGIS

Gisborne District Council Viewer 

Taranaki Regional Council

Taranaki Regional Council Gallery

Taranaki Regional Council Maps

New Plymouth District Council Maps

New Plymouth District Council Viewer 

Manawatu - Wanganui (Horizons) Regional Council

Ruapehu District Council Maps

Ruapehu District Council Viewer

Palmerston North City Council Maps

Horowhenua District Council Viewer

Manawatu District Council Viewer 


Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Central Hawke's Bay District Council Maps

Wairoa District Council Maps 

Napier City Council - Data Downloads 

Napier City Council Maps

Hastings District Council Maps 


Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council ArcGIS Server via REST 

Greater Wellington Regional Council Maps

Masterton District Council ArcGIS Server via REST 

Masterton District Council Maps 

Porirua City Council Maps

Wellington City Council ArcGIS Server via REST 

Wellington City Council Maps 

Kapiti Coast District Council Gallery

Kapiti Coast District Council Maps 

Hutt City Council – Historic Aerial viewer 

Hutt City Council Viewer 


Tasman District & Nelson City Council

Top of The South Maps ArcGIS Server via REST 

Top of The South Viewer 


Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council Maps 


West Coast Regional Council

West Coast Maps 

West Coast Regional Council Maps 

Gray District Council Viewer 


Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury ArcGIS Server via REST 

Environment Canterbury ArcGIS Basemap Server via REST 

Canterbury Maps

Ashburton District Council Maps


Otago Regional Council

Central Otago District Council Maps

Otago Regional Council ArcGIS Server via REST 

Otago Regional Council Maps 

Waitaki District Council Maps 

Waitaki District Council - Canterbury Maps 

Queenstown District Council Maps 

Queenstown District Council Data Hub

Queenstown Lakes District Council ArcGIS Server 

Dunedin City Council – Aerials and Historic Aerials 

Dunedin City Council – Historical Aerial Photographs 

Dunedin City Council ArcGIS Server


Environment Southland

Southland District Council Maps 

Southland Historical Photos 

Clutha District Council Maps 

Gore District Council Viewer 

Invercargill City Council Maps 

Public and Private providers of Worldwide imagery

Aerial and satellite imagery collected over a range of dates can be found at the links below.

EOS Land Viewer
ESRI World Imagery Wayback
ESRI World Imagery
ESRI Landsat Explorer
ESRI Sentinel Explorer

- If you have an ArcGIS Enterprise license you can load Sentinel-2 Views imagery directly into your project.

Google Earth

- Web browser or the Google Earth Pro desktop application.

Koordinates
NASA Earth Data
New Zealand Community Basemaps
Satellites.Pro
Sentinel Hub EO Browser
Sentinel Playground
USGS Earth Explorer 

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