Skip to content


Read inspiring New Zealand stories about innovative projects that use open data. You can also hear about the challenges, successes and benefits of initiatives to publish open data.

LINZ Data Service

LINZ Data Service (LDS) holds more than 40 groupings of data on New Zealand’s land and sea.
Published on
Share your showcase

Screenshot of the industry benchmarking tool homepage on the Inland Revenue website.

Industry Benchmarking Tool

The Industry Benchmarking Tool is a joint initiative between Statistics NZ and Inland Revenue to provide information on the financial performance of businesses in 45 industries.
Published on
Screenshots of MarineMate app.

MarineMate app

The app contains: Tide timetables using the Nautical Almanac from Land Information NZ, Boat ramps, 5 knot zones, mooring zones, etc from each council Notices to Mariners from each council and from Land Information NZ, Bylaws from each council.
Published on
Screenshot of PositioNZ homepage.

PositioNZ GNSS Data

LINZ releases two forms of GNSS data from the PositioNZ network; static data and real-time data. The static data is used by surveyors to determine accurate positions once they have returned from the field, a technique called post-processing.
Published on
Screenshot of the Mogeo homepage, featuring the NZ Fishing Rules app.


Mogeo, an app development company based in Christchurch, creates mobile application solutions to business delivery problems clients have identified.
Published on
Screenshot of ECan's open public transport data homepage.

Environment Canterbury Public Transport Open Data

In May 2005, Environment Canterbury began releasing public transport data for re-use. The data includes route details, bus stop locations, scheduling details, as well as the real time bus estimated time of arrivals (ETAs).
Published on
data govt nz blog

Wellington City Council Geospatial Open Data

In April 2010, WCC began licensing and releasing geospatial data for re-use. This includes aerial photos, historic maps, boundaries, contour lines, building footprints, utility networks, hazard information and locations of WCC facilities.
Published on