Aerial Surveys

Delivering excellence in geospatial data collection and mapping for over 40 years in New Zealand
Through the delivery of quality geospatial information we are committed to helping our clients make more informed decisions.

Welcome to Aerial Surveys, the leading aerial surveying and mapping company in New Zealand.  Established in 1979 we have been delivering quality airborne surveying services and mapping for over 40 years and have a wealth of experience in our local conditions.

With our commitment to outstanding service and technological excellence it is our vision to be New Zealand's leading and most innovative aerial survey and mapping service provider.  We continue to introduce modern, world class technologies to meet the fast evolving needs of clients and achieve this through direct investment and developing partnerships with other operators around the world.  In this way we can ensure New Zealand enjoys the benefits of the latest, most efficient and capable technologies available.  

For more information about Aerial Surveys see here.

LiDAR Data Captured with the Superior Teledyne Optech Galaxy Prime Sensor

World leading technology here in New Zealand

What We Provide

We offer a variety of remote sensing and mapping products and services.  Using our experience and innovative thinking we can design solutions suitable for different industries and needs, adding value in the process.


Building strong relationships through excellent customer service, engagement and delivery is how we like to work.

  • Beehive & Parliament Buildings, Wellington (2018)

    Aerial Ortho Imagery

    Spatially rectified imagery using world class mapping cameras from Vexcel and PhaseOne

  • Mt Eden & Auckland Domain, Auckland CBD (DSM 2014)

    Airborne LiDAR

    High density, high accuracy classified LiDAR data using the most advanced topographical LiDAR sensors from Teledyne Optech

  • Westpac Stadium, Wellington (5 cm GSD 2019)

    Photogrammetric Mapping

    Photogrammetric products  including digital elevation/terrain models, contours and topographical feature collection for informed decision making

  • Nelson Forestry, Motueka River (2014)

    Forestry Mapping

    The combination of imagery and LiDAR data offer powerful tools for measuring, planning, managing and harvesting forests

  • Nelson Port (Colourised LiDAR Point Cloud High Density 2020)

    3D Imagery and Data

    3D visualisations and simulations using the latest technologies and point cloud data

  • Vexcel UCE Digital Camera

    Data Capture Services

    With a variety of survey aircraft we offer flying and capture services using other sensors including 3D cameras, thermal and hyperspectral sensors

  • Christchuch City, 6 Years On (24 Feb 2017)

    Disaster Response Services

    Fast response capture and mapping services for immediate support to emergency response and medium term

  • Hutt Valley, Wellington (6 Aug 1968)

    Historical Library

    Substantial historical library dating back to the 1950s ideal for viewing change over time or identification of land use over time


Capturing New Zealand Wide

Customised solutions to meet a wide variety of needs across many industries


Our Focus

Our products and services are used in many different industries as the use of geospatial intelligence grows.

The geospatial data and products we deliver are used in a wide variety of applications and are GIS ready.

  • Government

  • Forestry

  • Infrastructure

  • Environmental

  • Utilities & Resources

  • Mining

  • Disaster Response

  • Agriculture &


Superior Urban and Rural Imagery

Captured with world class mapping camera technology designed for optimal accuracy, quality and efficiency

Featuring some of the amazing landscapes of New Zealand
Our image library is extensive so if you have a need for more historical imagery or data get in touch.

Extensive Imagery and Data Library

An image library dating back to the 1960s

Recent Posts

Recent posts from Aerial Survey's blog and news.  For more news see here.

Don't forget to have a look at our careers page for any current work opportunities. Click here.

Simultaneous Near Infrared Imagery Capture

Delivering additional image analysis capability


Contact Us

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You can also contact one of our professional sales team directly.

Auckland Office

Tel: +64-9-415-3101

Unit A1, 8 Saturn Place,

Rosedale. Auckland 0632

Nelson Office

Tel: +64-3-547-0044

 5 Trent  Drive,

Nelson Airport, Nelson 7011

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