View from above

September 2016

Our Industrial Legacy- What are we leaving our Children

August 2016

Stephanie spoke at the Taupo REAAA forum in August 2016, Her presentation and paper entitled Our Industrial Legacy- What are we leaving our Children covered our work with LINZ, historic aerial photography and how this can be used productively by Road Engineers. This won her the young presenters competition.

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Preserving the NZ Aerial Archive - Surveying Spatial

June 2015

Infrastructure project managers, surveyors, engineers, archaeologists, ecologists, planners, spatial scientists and scientists will be delighted that access to some 750,000 plus aerial photographs, taken above New Zealand between 1936 and 2014, have been preserved ...

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Negative Move turns into positive for Napier - Napier Mail

11 March 2015

At least half a million aerial photographs of New Zealand are now stored in a vault in Napier. Opus International Consultants in Ahuriri won the bid ...

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Opus to Manage Aerial Archive - Surveying Spatial

March 2015

Opus International Consultants (Opus) are proud to announce they are working in partnership with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) managing a historical NZ aerial imagery archive which contains both the Crown archive and images previously belonging to NZ Aerial Mapping (NZAM) captured for a number of purposes since 1936. Opus are also working in conjunction with LINZ on a historic scanning project, digitising the archive with the intent of long term preservation and availability. Historic aerial imagery has many uses, depicting changes over the decades, in Land use, weather events, erosion effects, coastlines and city expansions. The demise of New Zealands oldest aerial surveying company (NZAM) left a gap in the market for surveyors, engineers and planners to purchase from the archives. Opus have employed three former NZAM employees which has resulted in continuity of archive knowledge and service as well as safeguarding New Zealander's ability to access historical aerial imagery. All historic imagery is available to purchase in multiple formats please contact photosales@opus.co.nz or 0800

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