Maps of New Zealand

Here is a variety of maps of New Zealand. Click on the maps to open a new window with a full-size version.
A basic map of New Zealand showing the main cities, towns, roads and rivers.

A basic topographical map of New Zealand showing the main cities, towns, roads and rivers.

A basic map showing the different regions of New Zealand (Waikato, Taranaki, Canterbury, etc.).

A larger map of the North Island showing more towns and roads than the New Zealand maps above.

Map courtesy of Backpack New Zealand.
A larger map of the South Island showing more towns and roads than the New Zealand maps above.

Map courtesy of Backpack New Zealand.
The last three maps are downloaded free from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)—Toitū te whenua. Please note they are very large and may take some time to load.
A very detailed map of New Zealand (scale 1:4,000,000). This is a map from the 1980s. Some details have changed since then. The most notable is probably the height of Mt Cook. This is now 3754 metres after the top fell off in an avalanche in 1991. Mt Cook is also now known as Aoraki/Mt Cook.

This map also has a side map showing the distances from Wellington to several major world cities.

Map courtesy of Land Information New Zealand—Toitū te whenua. This map is New Zealand Crown Copyright 1988.
An even more detailed map of the North Island only (scale 1:1,000,000). This is map is also from the 1980s, so note the comment above about its accuracy.

Map courtesy of Land Information New Zealand—Toitū te whenua. Presumably this map is New Zealand Crown Copyright 1989.
A similarly detailed map of the South Island only (scale 1:1,000,000). This is map is also from the 1980s, so note the comment above about its accuracy.

Map courtesy of Land Information New Zealand—Toitū te whenua. Presumably this map is New Zealand Crown Copyright 1989.