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NZCS Map Award 2011 Winners Announced

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Read more details on the winners - Main Prize, Best Book, Merit Awards and People's Choice...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 December 2011 16:31 )

NZ Cartography News - Auckland Museum Map Exhibition

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Go to Auckland Museum and their "You Are Here: Mapping Auckland" exhibition for insights into how the city has developed spatially since the beginning. See some photos of the exhibition or this video.

Last Updated ( Friday, 09 December 2011 11:49 )

NZ Cartography News - Geographx's role in the making of the world's biggest atlas

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See TVNZ News clip of Roger Smith and the Geographx team as they explain their role in the making of the world's biggest atlas, Earth Platinum, which has just been published

And listen to Roger describe their work in more detail on Radio New Zealand National Afternoons:

Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 November 2011 15:47 )

260 / 262 Publication available here

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NZMS 260 and 262 - Our Metric Topographical Heritage - Edited by Graeme Jupp, 2011

This has just been published and is the first publication in the CartoPRESS series, the NZCS's publication initiative which aims to promote the discipline of cartography and New Zealand's cartographic and mapping heritage.

More details on the NZMS 260 and 262 booklet can be found here.

Watch this space for more titles in the CartoPRESS series.


Last Updated ( Saturday, 08 October 2011 13:23 )

NZCS Map Competition 2011 deadline extended to Friday 18th November

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Map submissions are invited for the 2011 NZCS Map Awards - follow the link above for the entry form and rules.

Entries in this competition will be displayed at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences conference in Wellington, 21-25 November.

The competition will also be judged, the winners announced and the awards presented during the conference. A panel of judges will decide on how successfully a map delivers on its stated purpose, taking into account its design, execution and presentation.

The winning entries will be presented with framed certificates. The names of those winning awards will be duly published on the NZCS website and in Cartogram, the society’s newsletter.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 14 April 2012 16:08 )

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