Te Reo Māori Satellite Basemap

May 2019

New Zealand/Aotearoa’s Te Reo names on a satellite basemap.

You can find the original Te Reo Māori Place Names map this is based on here – you can also find more information about the sources used, and browse an interactive map of even more place names.

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The map uses the wonderful NZ wide 10m cloud-free Sentinel imagery provided by LINZ under CC-BY-4.0. Unfortunately, while the imagery looks great on land, it doesn’t extend very far off the coastline as you can see below, which doesn’t make it so useful for a nationwide scale map. You can see a technical breakdown of how I put together the finished satellite basemap in the blog post below: