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Auckland Towns & Cities
Road, City & Street Directories:
- Most petrol service stations within New Zealand sell detailed
road maps, or have a stand available beside the counter with road maps
for the area you require.
- If you get lost in Auckland, usually the local dairy (shop,
or drugstore) has a map at the counter, and very friendly service people
Bookshops such as Whitcoulls(TM),
Barnaby's(TM), London Bookshop's(TM),
etc., have detailed maps of city and rural streets for the whole of NZ.
- The Land & Survey Department of the NZ Government was sold
to Land Information New Zealand,
who have an LINZ
place names database available for the whole of NZ. LINZ also has
information on current electoral boundaries, survey records, easements,
registrations, transfer, land survey, mining index, and ownership.
- The Crown Purchase Series is a current cadastrel series updated
and annotated with confiscation boundaries and some Old Land Purchases
and Compensation Court awards.
AA Centre, 99 Albert St, Auckland City, ph: (09) 377-1899
or PO Box 5249, Auckland 1
Land Title Services:
41 Federal St, Auckland City, ph: (09) 377-1499
or Private Bag 92-016, Auckland 1
A list of University of Auckland Historical Maps 1847-.
Auckland University - Geographic Library:
- The large scale cadastrel maps or Public Counter Record Map Index
cover North Cape to Mercer. These contain a list of parishes (a.k.a.
administrative units / survey district) names, with a Parish Locator in
the front listing parishes alphabetically with a survey block reference.
Ask the staff for the Index to Maori Blocks (maori land), or the Parish
Register (european land). Blocks/parishes are listed alphabetically, and
include survey plans and plans for each allotment. They are in chronological
order, with the lower numbers representing earlier plans.
- There is a list of early general maps at the Puna Korero Whenua.
Among the holdings are the Roll Plans, 6 maps put out about 1860,
which show all surveys to that date for the whole of North Auckland.
- Black and white photocopies of all these maps and others can be bought
from the University of Auckland's Geographic Library.
map resources for Auckland include the following sites:
map resources for New Zealand include: