Lidar was captured for Environment Canterbury Regional Council by AAM New Zealand in Nov 2016 through to Jan 2017. The original dataset were generated by AAM New Zealand and their subcontractors. The survey area includes Ashburton, Lower Rangitata, Darfield, Hakataramea, Methven, Moeraki, Omarama, Otematata, Rakaia, Rolleston, Tekapo, Waimate. Data management and distribution is by Land Information New Zealand.
Prepared DEM and DSM files are available through the LINZ Data Service:
Released under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Attribution Required for Copies: "Copyright in this work is owned by Environment Canterbury Regional Council". Attribution Required for Derivative works: "Copyright in the underlying dataset from which this work has been derived is owned by Environment Canterbury Regional Council".
For academic publications cite as follows: LINZ (2019). Canterbury, New Zealand 2016 Airborne Lidar. Collected by AAM New Zealand Limited, distributed by OpenTopography and Land Information New Zealand(LINZ). https://doi.org/10.5069/G9707ZJH
Dataset Keywords: ashburton, darfield, hakataramea, methven, moeraki, omarama, otematata, rakaia, rangitata, rolleston, waimate, tekapo, canterbury, south island, new zealand, linz, aam