Geospatial Research Institute | Toi Hangarau
The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau is a world class centre of interdisciplinary geospatial expertise in New Zealand.
With our interdisciplinary partnership-based geospatial research, we aim to assist NZ Inc. to:
- Leverage latent value from investments in public and other datasets – Deliver expected productivity gains from smarter use of geospatial data, technologies and analytics
- Grow geospatial capacity, by providing access to a range of types and levels of geospatial capability
- Realise the opportunities for geospatial innovation and R&D offered by the scale and nature of the New Zealand jurisdiction
- Provide ongoing global leadership in the rapidly growing field of indigenous GIS.
What we do
Geospatial analysis uses geographic data to make complex spatial relationships understandable, either by maps, graphs or statistics.
Developing new strategies and tools to improve collaborative planning in Aotearoa New Zealand, by including local knowledge from communities and Rūnanga in town planning.
Geographic Information Science
Geographic Information Science uses software such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to collect, manage, analyse and display geographic information.
Geospatial Software Development
Building new tools to help view and understand the complexities of multiple sets of Geographic Information.