Online maps terms of use

License to Use

Northland Regional Council (NRC) makes the NRC Online Maps Service available for use on a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. These terms of use apply to all users of the "NRC Online Maps" service or any part of it (Service). If you use the Service, it will be assumed that you have agreed to these terms, without qualification. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms of use, please do not use the Service.

Intellectual Property

NRC owns or is authorised to use the copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights (IP Rights) in the maps, information, software, text, graphics and other material (Content) displayed or available through the Service. NRC acknowledges the Service is provided from Eagle Technology hosted environment using licensed technology from Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI).

NRC also acknowledges that;

  • The map services contain layers sourced from Land Information New Zealand data. Crown Copyright Reserved.
  • The layers "River Catchments" and "Priority Rivers Catchments" are partially derived from the NIWA River Environments Classification dataset.
  • The layers "Erosion Prone Land" and "Flood Susceptible Land" are derived from the Fundamental Soils Layer and the NZLRI boundaries respectively from Landcare Research Ltd.


NRC will not be liable for the use you make chose to make of the Service. You will indemnify and hold NRC harmless from any and all claims relating to your use of the Service or use of them by any person on your behalf.


NRC will not be responsible for the availability, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the information or maps made available via the Service. Any decision that you make after using the Service must be based solely on your own evaluation of the information available to you, your circumstances and objectives. To the extent that liability cannot, by law, be disclaimed, by using the Service you agree to limit NRC's liability in contract, tort or otherwise at law to the sum of one dollar ($1.00).