PositioNZ is LINZ's Global Positioning System Active Control Network. Through this site you can download GPS 30 second RINEX files from the active control stations which you can use with remote GPS station data to determine precise positions in terms of New Zealand Geodetic Datum 2000. More ....

PositioNZ-RT – real-time data streams

Find out how to access real-time data from PositioNZ stations. more...

Precise satellite orbits can be obtained from International GPS Service (IGS).


Landonline coordinate update has been deferred until Sunday 14 January 2018

The Kaikoura coordinate update originally scheduled for 9 December 2017 has been postponed in order to rectify some minor deployment issues. Due to the proximity to Christmas LINZ has decided to defer the update till after the New Year. Landonline and the Geodetic Data will be updated on Sunday 14 January 2018 with the updates being available on the LINZ Data Service on Monday 22 January 2018. For more information about the update refer to the LINZ website

PositioNZ-RT coordinates will now be updated on 23 January 2018

How to use the map

The map shows those stations currently operating and from which data can be obtained. Click on a station to select. A selected station will change colour.

PositioNZ stations

Clicking on a station when this tab is selected (default view) gives you access to the following information about the station:
  • Station description from the LINZ geodetic database
  • Time series information showing daily variation in position and height.
  • Availability and quality of data plots
  • Photograph of the site

Velocity model

The velocities of stations in the active control network.

Download data

Download data from any of the stations in RINEX format. You specify the stations and the date and time ranges.

Additional options for obtaining data from the PositioNZ GPS data service