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Welcome to the New Zealand Cartographic Society

Welcome to the New Zealand Cartographic Society's Website

On this website you will find information on NZCS activities, conference materials,

information about our publications, and the International Cartographic Association.


GeoCart'2014 and ANZMapS conference in September

The seventh National Cartographic Conference GeoCart'2014, 42nd ANZMapS Conference and the 3rd ICA Symposium on Cartography for Australasia and Oceania will convene in Auckland, 3-5 September 2014.

It will be held at the outstanding facilities of The University of Auckland in the City of Sails - Auckland, New Zealand.

Next week (7th July) is the last chance to submit abstracts or papers for the conference.

Registration is now open for this event.

Last Updated ( Friday, 04 July 2014 14:20 )

NZCS Map Design with ArcGIS workshop (Mapping the 3rd Dimension)

We are priveleged to host the Map Design with ArcGIS workshop on Mapping the 3rd Dimension, given by world-leading cartographer Kenneth Field (Esri Inc.).

This follows on from his successful 2012 Map Design workshop on Thematic Mapping.

This will take place at the University of Auckland, 1st-2nd September 2014.

Registration is now open.

Last Updated ( Friday, 04 July 2014 14:15 )

Cartogram 76 is now available

Cartogram 76 is now available. This edition of the New Zealand Cartographic Society Newsletter contains articles on, amongst others:

- GeoCart'2014 and Map Design Workshop in September

- Aoraki Mt. Cook, 3724m

- Doug Francis obituary


The GeoExpo and NZCS Map Award @ GeoCart'2014!

Two events associated with the up and coming GeoCart'2014 conference that will be of interest:


Potential commercial and other exhibitors are encouraged to participate in this event. There are already a few bookings of the exhibition space, so check out who is coming (including a floor plan).

New Zealand Cartographic Society Map Award

The NZ Cartographic Society Map Award will run again. We welcome any map or cartographic product produced or published after 30 June 2013. Submissions are due by 22nd August 2014 so there is still time to enter - follow the link for Entry Form and delivery details.

Last Updated ( Friday, 04 July 2014 14:10 )