Toitū Te Whenua LINZ is the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority and plays a key role in ensuring safety of navigation for New Zealand.
Toitū Te Whenua LINZ:
- provides nautical charts and publications for safety of life at sea
- holds a considerable volume of bathymetric data and
- collects data through the civil hydrographic surveying programme
- has expertise in the collection, processing, and dissemination of bathymetry data
Toitū Te Whenua LINZ is a member of the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, South and West Pacific Ocean Regional Center. The Center is responsible for championing mapping activities, assembling and compiling bathymetric information and collaborating with existing mapping initiatives within the region.