Monday, January 13, 2014

NZ Linz update in the Marine GeoGarage

As our public viewer is not yet available
(currently under construction, upgrading to Google Maps API v3 as v2 is officially no more supported),
this info is primarily intended to
our iPhone/iPad universal mobile application users
(Marine NZ on the App Store) 
and our B2B customers which use our nautical charts layers
in their own webmapping applications through our GeoGarage API.  

14 charts have been updated in the Marine GeoGarage
1 chart (NZ2681 Plans in the Chatham Islands) has been permanently withdrawn
(Linz December update published January 10, 2014

  • NZ46 Cook Strait
  • NZ63 Kaikoura Peninsula to Banks Peninsula
  • NZ64 Banks Peninsula to Otago Peninsula
  • NZ268 Chatham Islands
  • NZ463 Approaches to Wellington
  • NZ615 Marlborough Sounds
  • NZ632 Banks Peninsula
  • NZ2683 Ocean Bay
  • NZ2685 Ocean Bay
  • NZ2687 Ocean Bay
  • NZ5411 Tauranga Harbour, Katikati Entrance to Mount Maunganui
  • NZ6153 Queen Charlotte Sound
  • NZ6321 Port of Lyttelton
  • NZ6324 French Bay
Today NZ Linz charts (180 charts / 313 including sub-charts) are displayed in the Marine GeoGarage.

Note :  LINZ produces official nautical charts to aid safe navigation in New Zealand waters and certain areas of Antarctica and the South-West Pacific.

Using charts safely involves keeping them up-to-date using Notices to Mariners
Reporting a Hazard to Navigation - H Note :
Mariners are requested to advise the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority at LINZ of the discovery of new or suspected dangers to navigation, or shortcomings in charts or publications.

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