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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

  • Announcing GeoCart'2018

    The New Zealand Cartographic Society and Australian and New Zealand Map Society are proud to announce the 9th National Cartographic Conference and 46th Annual ANZMapS Conference, GeoCart'2018.  The event will convene in Wellington from 5-7 September, 2018, and be hosted at the outstanding facilities of the National Library of New Zealand.  A Map Design Workshop and two ANZMapS sponsored workshops will precede the conference.

    The call for paper and poster submissions is now active; please visit GeoCart'2018 EasyChair to submit an abstract. 


    Published on January 22, 2018 in Events
  • 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


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