Welcome to the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau

Providing a focus for geospatial research in New Zealand

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau provides a unique opportunity for all branches of the geospatial community to communicate and collaborate on new ideas and directions in this exciting industry. This institute aims to bring togeteher Iwi, business, government and researchers to better serve the geospatial needs of New Zealand, allowing us to deliver to the world, new and ground breaking research and technology.

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GRI Seed Funding - 2017

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau is now accepting proposals for Seed Funding of research projects. These projects must have a core geospatial component as part of the research, and be a project that will lead onto larger projects with external funding. There is a maximum of $20,000 per project from a total pool of $100,000. The application form is deliberately kept simple so filling it in should not be a lengthy process. There is a maximum of 400 words for the project outline. Please feel free to contact Wayne Tyson for a copy of the application form or should you have any questions.
Please note, closing date is March 31st 2017

Professor Matt Wilson starts at GRI

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau would like to welcome Professor Matt Wilson to his new role at the GRI.  Matt joins us from the University of the West Indies where he was Head of the Department of Geography in Trinidad. Matt will also be leading the Spatial Data Infrastructure, Management and Governance theme.

New Research in Geospatial Science Forum 2017

Watch this space for news on our exciting forum scheduled for November 2017.  We hope to showcase a range of new research areas from industry, government and researchers providing a look at the new geospatial technologies that are being worked on and implemented now.