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Critchlow/Maxar partnership launch on-demand, high resolution satellite imagery for New Zealand

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 12-Aug-2019 16:03:57

Recently, Critchlow hosted a very successful launch event for our partnership with Maxar Technologies, in Wellington.

This event was to announce and celebrate the new partnership between Critchlow and Maxar and to introduce attendees to the game-changing high-resolution, affordable, on-demand satellite imagery and analytical systems that Maxar produces. What follows is our recap of the event for those not able to attend in person.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, NationalMap, News, Maxar

NationalMap, the proud Diamond Partner of 2019 NZ Spatial Excellence Awards

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 03-Jul-2019 09:04:36

 

Since 2014, the NZSEA seek out and give recognition to exceptionally talented people from all sectors, disciplines and communities who use location information in creative and innovative ways to benefit New Zealand.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Spatial, Spatial Analysis, NationalMap, Spatial Modelling, Events

Introducing New Zealand's first nationally-standardised Emergency Management Basemap.

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 05-Apr-2018 14:14:29

As a part of the NZGIS4EM community, lately my attention has been on how our organisation can make a difference to emergency managers and services in New Zealand by utilising geospatial data.

It soon became clear to me that the data these teams and organisations needed was something that we already had and have been supplying to our customers for many years.

So, we did some research on what datasets were of the highest priority to emergency managers and teams throughout NZ and, using one of the NationalMap basemaps, created the EM Basemap.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Spatial, NationalMap, Data, Location Intelligence, GIS, Incident Management, Emergency Management

Steve Critchlow honoured as NZIS Fellow.

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 23-Nov-2017 08:00:00

Last week Steve Critchlow, Managing Director of Critchlow, was announced as an NZIS Fellow.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Critchlow, News, Events

Here's What's New in the Latest NationalMap Release.

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 27-Apr-2017 09:00:00

The latest six monthly release of NationalMap™ is being rolled out as we speak and, while it boasts a number of reviews and updates to contextual and POI data; motorway junctions; and retail and shopping areas, the biggest and most notable additions are evident in the roads.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, NationalMap, Data, Location Intelligence, GIS

Critchlow proud to be announced as a finalist in the 2016 New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards.

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 07-Oct-2016 11:26:41

Critchlow is proud to be a finalist for the e-Spatial Spatial Enablement Award at the 2016 New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards (NZSEA), announced at the NZSEA finalists breakfast this morning in Wellington.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Spatial, Critchlow, NationalMap, News, GIS

We're giving New Zealand roads a (digital) makeover.

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 09-Aug-2016 08:53:43

Here at Critchlow, we’re always hard at work. One thing that we’ve been working particularly hard on lately in the geospatial data and solutions side of our business is route optimisation. More specifically, we’re reviewing and improving the alignment of New Zealand roads. Every single one.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Data, Location Intelligence, GIS, Routing, Transport

Get behind the Kiwi geospatial industry with the NZ Spatial Excellence Awards!

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 20-Jul-2016 08:00:00

Every year, the New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards pay homage to the best of the best in the spatial industry. It's about recognising the incredible Kiwis who contribute to the sector and provide a benchmark for generations to come.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Spatial, News, Location Intelligence, GIS, Events

Where to find New Zealand Grid data for use in MapInfo Pro Advanced

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 12-Nov-2015 10:00:00

MapInfo Pro Advanced v16 is here and it brings super-fast visualisation and analysis of large and highly detailed grid-based spatial data. While the advanced version of MapInfo Pro v16 allows users to convert and create their own grid/raster datasets using the highly performant interpolation algorithms, users of MapInfo Pro v16 can still take advantage of the new MRR data format by converting existing grids into MRR.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Raster GIS, MapInfo Pro Advanced, MRR

NZ Transport Agency aerial imagery

Posted by Steve Critchlow on 25-Sep-2012 22:10:20

The NZ Transport Agency has made its aerial imagery datasets available at http://koordinates.com/#/maps/nzta/. Anyone can now easily discover, access and download this imagery in standard formats at little or no cost. This imagery has been released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence.

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Topics: NZ Geospatial, Data, Aerial imagery, NZTA, Pitney Bowes Software

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