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Welcome to the New Zealand Cartographic Society

Welcome to the new NZCS website.  We are a New Zealand incorporated society open to anyone with an interest in the study, production, and use of maps.  Our mission is to promote the development of cartography in all its forms.

On this website you will find news and information about:

  • NZCS history and activities

  • Membership benefits

  • Our conferences and workshops

  • Upcoming events

  • Cartogram and other publications

  • Our relationship with the International Cartographic Association


Featured News

  • New Zealand Children's World Map Competition 2017 Winners


    Thanks to all of the students who entered the New Zealand Children’s Map Competition 2017.  We received over 250 entries and the judges awarded First, Second, and Third Place prizes in three age categories.  First and Second Place winning maps will represent New Zealand at the international Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition.

    Visit the Children's Map Competition page to view the winners.


    Published on April 03, 2017 in Competitions
  • 45th ANZMapS Conference

    The 45th conference of the Australian & New Zealand Map Society (ANZMapS) will be held 22-23 May 2017 in the CBD and at the University of Melbourne.

    Registration is now open for Mastering Maps. This event will be an affordable hands-on and scholarly experience, with one day of practicals and one for presentations/papers.


    Published on March 27, 2017 in Events


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