Story: Modern mapping and surveying

International cartography awards

International cartography awards

Two cartographers from the Department of Survey and Land Information won international awards for their maps in 1994. Ben Bowles (left) shows his winning map of Auckland, while Alistair Pearce (right) holds a tourist map of the Rotorua lakes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1994/3175/7A
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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Melanie Lovell-Smith, 'Modern mapping and surveying - Later developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 May 2021)

Story by Melanie Lovell-Smith, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 17 Aug 2018