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Children's Map Competition closed

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…Is a mapping competition run by the New Zealand Cartographical Society (NZCS) on behalf of the International Cartographic Association (ICA). Prizes include posters, NZ chart series, wall maps, books, and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for 2 lucky winners. Open to all children under 16 yrs – 4 age categories (under 6yrs, 9-12yrs & 13-15yrs)

Theme: “My Place In Today’s World”               

·       Winners of the NZ competition will be announced soon. They will receive an individual prize and a prize for their school. Winning entries have been forwarded to the ICA for international judging.


Geocart'2010 News

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The fifth National Cartographic Conference GeoCart'2010 and the first ICA Symposium on Cartography for Australasia and Oceania ran at The University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1-3 September 2010.

The Conference is endorsed by the International Cartographic Association (ICA).

Keynote Speakers included:

  • Cynthia Brewer, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Manfred Buchroithner, TU Dresden, Germany
  • David Crossman, Geospatial Intelligence Organisation, NZ Defence Force, New Zealand
  • Phil Allen, GeoSmart, New Zealand
  • Colin MacDonald, LINZ, New Zealand

Special Presentation by

  • William Cartwright, President of the ICA, Australia

Here is the programme. CD Proceedings cost NZ$30 and can be bought by arrangement via the email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

There will be a book associated with the conference, collating the best papers as reviewed by an international scientific programme committee and published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography series. Professional papers, Posters and other submissions will be collated in the conference proceedings.

Last Updated ( Friday, 08 October 2010 10:10 )

Welcome to the New Zealand Cartographic Society

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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.


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