import of dataset for new zealand

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Tue Mar 18 10:42:59 CET 2008

sorry, wrong list. please ignore. or maybe help if you can ;-)

On 18/03/2008, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at> wrote:
> land information new zealand is a government org that holds data on
>  roads and properties for the entirety of new zealand. they have
>  recently given permission to use their data sets in osm, with a caveat
>  that we include an attribution statement:
>  "Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand. Crown
>  Copyright reserved. Land Information New Zealand gives no warranty in
>  relation to the data, including its accuracy, reliability and
>  suitability and accepts no liability whatsoever in relation to any
>  loss, damage or other costs relating to the use of any data, any
>  compilations, derivative works or modifications of the data".
>  this is a huge data set, with a lot of very useful information. it
>  will immediately bring road coverage (currently very poor) for the
>  entire country up to 100%, and may include property information for
>  every land title in the country, which then opens the door for other
>  open data sets, such as (business listings)
>  the key is the attribution
>  at present there is no method for attributing data in osm, so this is
>  a call to all:
>  a technical solution is sought, to display the corresponding
>  information whenever linz-sourced data is being viewed.
>  suggestions and comments, please

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