NZ 10m Satellite Imagery (2017)

This dataset provides a seamless cloud-free 10m resolution satellite imagery layer of the New Zealand mainland and offshore islands.

The imagery was captured by the European Space Agency Sentinel-2 satellites between December 2016 - December 2017.

We want your feedback Data has been made available by LINZ on a pilot basis to help LINZ assess the value of ongoing release of satellite imagery.

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Currency This data will be updated once a year, during the term of the 2-year pilot.

Technical specifications It comprises 450 x ortho-rectified RGB GeoTIFF images in NZTM projection, tiled into the LINZ Standard 1:50,000 tile layout.

  • Satellite sensors: ESA Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-2B
  • Acquisition dates: December 2016 - December 2017
  • Spectral resolution: R, G, B
  • Spatial resolution: 10 meters
  • Radiometric resolution: 8-bits (downsampled from 12-bits)

This is a visual product only. The data has been downsampled from 12-bits to 8-bits, and the original values of the images have been modified for visualisation purposes.

If you require the 12-bit imagery (R, G, B, NIR bands), send your request to

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Land Information New Zealand
Maintainer Land Information New Zealand
Maintainer Email Land Information New Zealand
Created 2018-02-22T05:37:28.148702Z
Date modified 2018-04-19T09:31:42.008372Z
Language English
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Record created April 16, 2018, Last Updated April 30, 2019