Southland District Maps

This site has been developed to provide access to some of the spatial data that is maintained by Southland District Council. It has been designed to provide general property, main underground utilities information and administrative boundaries.

Displaying aerial photographs on a dial-up connection will significantly increase map display time.


Launch Southland District Maps – the online mapping tool   (external link)

Southland District Maps user information

Below are some instructional videos to get you started.

Council adopted the 2021-2031 LTP in July (link). Rating boundaries were reviewed and amended as part of the Revenue and Financing Policy. The video below explains how to search for a rating boundary.

Southland District Maps search for a rating boundary


Southland District Maps search for an address and utilities

Introduction to Southland District Maps

The site will undergo continuous improvement. Before contacting the site administrator, please view the below document on details of current known issues and workarounds.

Frequently Asked Questions [PDF, 322 KB]

Known Issues and Workarounds [PDF, 224 KB]

Cemetery Searches by Family Name:

You can use the online mapping tool to search cemetery plots and view images of plots and individual gravestones. The video below explains, step by step, how you can search by family name. 


The information provided is an indication only of the location of any boundaries or services. If you have any issues with the location of property boundaries you should consult a surveyor or seek legal advice. 

Please read our disclaimer statement carefully.


We invite you to provide feedback on the system.

Please contact Southland District Council on 0800 732 732, or contact us online (external link) .