Holiday discounts on The Map Kiwi Store!

Holiday discounts on The Map Kiwi Store!

It's that time of year again, the Christmas rush! To make it easier to find that great Christmas gift, you can now get a 15% discount on the New Zealand State Highway Metro Map print (A1 size), and 10% off all other map prints. That includes the full range of print...
Custom Map Dots now available

Custom Map Dots now available

When I first made Map Dots during the 7 Day Cartography Challenge, some of you were asking for designs of different cities. Now, you can order a custom Map Dot for a town or city of your choice, and choose the colour as well! If you need help deciding on a location,...
The Map Kiwi, now in store at Shopology!

The Map Kiwi, now in store at Shopology!

I'm excited to announce that in addition to my web store, products from The Map Kiwi will be making their appearance at a retail location in Christchurch! Shopology is a store located in Christchurch's Arts Centre, upstairs from the i-Site visitors centre on Worcester...

Designing a Topo Themed Map with Mapbox Studio

I’ve been interested in trying out Mapbox Studio for a while, so I thought I’d have a go creating a custom basemap myself styled like the Topo maps made by Land Information NZ. Despite some of the limitations of OpenStreetMap data that Mapbox uses as their...
7 Day Cartography Challenge: A Recap

7 Day Cartography Challenge: A Recap

A little while ago, I set myself a challenge of creating seven maps over the period of a week, posting a new map each day on my Facebook and Twitter. It was challenging to complete each resulting map within the short space of a day, but were well worth the positive...
New postcards have arrived!

New postcards have arrived!

A new package full of Map Kiwi designed postcards has arrived, including a recent design which look great! Below is the colourful Christchurch Property Map, now in postcard form. The iconic New Zealand Metro Map, in postcard form:   Both of these postcards are now in...

Colourful Property Boundary City Maps

A colleague recently shared with me this map of the US counties that was surprisingly colourful and intricate. I thought I'd have a go at making a similar map for Christchurch and Wellington, this time taking property parcel boundaries from Land Information New...

Christmas discounts on The Map Kiwi Store!

What a year it's been, and it seems that Christmas is already upon us. To celebrate the holiday season, a number of products on The Map Kiwi Store are being discounted for the next 6 days (December 11th - 16th)! Remember to order soon if you want it to arrive before...