NZ GIS in Conservation Updates


SCGIS 2017 Scholar Finalist Announcement

NZ GIS in Conservation is very pleased to announce that Aaria Dobson-Waitere has been awarded a US Society for Conservation GIS Scholarship this year. She will attend the Esri User Conference and SCGIS annual conference in California...


GiC Networking Evening – 29th September 2016

GIS in Conservation would like to thank all those who attended our annual get-together for GIS volunteers, community-based conservation groups, iwi, stakeholders, and corporate sponsors on Thursday 29th September 2016.  A special thanks to...


Plant Maps On Motutapu Island

  Motutapu Island is managed by the Department of Conservation (DoC) and the Motutapu Restoration Trust (MRT). Under a conservation project initiated over 20 years ago nearly 100 hectares have been replanted, mammalian pests...


MIRO Rat Bait Take-Up

Mainland Island Restoration Operation (MIRO) is a volunteer-based conservation group. It was established to manage, on behalf of the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC), the unfenced “mainland island” in the East Harbour Regional Park...


Matiu/Somes Penguin Site Maps

Matiu/Somes Island in Te Whanganui-o-Tara (Wellington Harbour) is the home for a range of native fauna including the little penguin (Korora). A two-stage penguin study carried out between 2007 and 2014 began as a...


We have our own ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online GiC now has it’s own space on ArcGIS Online. Our aim is to progressively develop it into the go-to site for GiC and its work with conservation groups.


What Is GIS?

GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, refers to the use of mapping techniques to produce maps for specific purposes. It is basically a powerful mapping tool that, with the right help and support, can provide...


Come see us at NZEUC 2016

GIC is exhibiting at NZEUC this week. Stop by for a chat if you’re here or check out our presentation this afternoon at 4.30pm where we’ll showcase two great examples of volunteer GIS at...