• Utilising your ArcGIS Education Institution Licence, Image by Priscilla Du Preez from

    If “The application of GIS is limited only by the imagination of those who use it”. Jack Dangermond, Esri then our tertiary education institutions are the prime location to do explore and imagine with GIS.

  • With the NZ National Elevation Programme providing more and more freely available LiDAR data for NZ, we wanted to hear about some of the great ways in which you are using this treasure trove of data along with ArcGIS to solve issues of all kinds, all scales and all across New Zealand.

    So, to help gather these stories, we are asking you to tell us about your work based upon the newly available LiDAR data as well as derived data sources such as Eagle Technology's Elevation WebService which incorporates this data.

  • With the move to virtual for this year's NZ Esri User Conference (NZEUC), we chose to split the whole-day sessions into a plenary 1/2 day followed by 4 separate stream webinars over the 2 following weeks. While we are missing out on the face-to-face connections of the in-person events, going virtual has allowed these events to be open to all and as a result we have had well over 1000 registered participants for the few first events.

  • GIS has become integral to managing emergencies in New Zealand. This includes many Emergency Management-focussed organisations who use and embed it within their intelligence processes to collect, store, analyse and display information for decision-making before, during, and after events.

  • GIS in Agriculture

    Agriculture is one of New Zealand’s leading industries, employing thousands of people and contributing to a significant portion of the country’s overseas trade.

  • It was with great sadness that we heard about the death of Anne Olsen from cancer Monday 31 May 2021.

  • VUCs2021

    A great big thank you to all of you who contributed, organised, and joined us for the recent 2021 Virtual Regional User Conference Events from the NZ Esri User Group (N

  • During 2020 we have developed skills that have enabled us to work solely in the virtual environment.

  • Both seaports and airports share many of the same communication, safety and regulatory challenges as small cities or towns.

  • Technology is evolving at a rapid pace and is changing the way that utilities operate, manage, build and maintain resilient networks.


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