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Property search

Gisborne District Council's web mapping site is Tairāwhiti Maps.  

You can view property and land information, find the location of council-owned water, wastewater and stormwater services, find what day your rubbish is collected, see council reserves, bus stops, cemeteries and cycle and walkway routes.  The aerial photography was taken in 2012.

Using Tairāwhiti Maps

While we take care to ensure this information is accurate, we cannot guarantee that the information is up-to-date for your requirements. If necessary you should verify the information.

The recommended minimum specs to view Tairāwhiti Maps include, a latest version of browser Internet Explorer 8 or later, Broadband - it won't work on dial-up, a minimum of 4GB RAM on a laptop or PC, you may also need to download Microsoft Silverlight.  At the moment it won't work on tablets or phones, but that viewer will be available by the end of September.  Mac users will need the latest operating system OSX, latest Silverlight and use Safari as your browser. It currently won't work on iPad or iPhone.

Start Tairawhiti Map.


Start your Property Search - Tairāwhiti Maps

Tips to help your search

Type your search query into the search box - top right of the viewer.
Search by address, road name, location, valuation number or legal description.
Click on the link under the 'Results' pane, to zoom to the property - click the link 'Zoom to Feature'
The 'Attributes Tab' will give you more information on the address or valuation number.

To find information about another property on the map - click on the 'Point Identify' then on a property .

How to find who owns a property

You can find property ownership information by ticking 'LINZ Land Parcels' in the Map Layers.

Map layers.Click on 'Map Layers'  and select Land Parcels (LINZ).
Click on 'Point Identify' in the toolbar, click on the land parcel you are querying.
More information on 'Find Tools'
In the 'Results' pane - click the LINZ Land Parcel link, this will display the title owner.  Only one owner's name on the certificate of title will display.

Online help

There is a full online help to assist you with your search.  Either click 'Help' on the map toolbar or follow this link to Online Help

If you find any errors with the data or system, please tell us on our eRequest form

Aerial images on LINZ data service

All Gisborne District Council's new aerial imagery is available for download from the LINZ data service.
View LINZ Data Service to request imagery

Important information about the data

The valuation and rating information is updated from Council's data each month. 

The land information (LINZ) is updated at the end of each month for subdivision etc. Very recent subdivisions may not appear until the end of the next month.

The "title owner" information is sourced from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and only shows one name from the title even though there may be other owners.
The "Reserves and Public Land" information is sourced from LINZ and may not show the current status of the land.  A title search should be done to check any land status issues.

Minimum specs for running Tairawhiti Maps

You need broadband to view the T

Last updated: 15/08/2014 11:36am Copyright © 2007-2014 Gisborne District Council

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