Welcome to the Marlborough District Council's Open Data website. This site is a work in progress but is available for use now. More datasets and aerial imagery will be made available in the future.

Finding Data

There are three ways to find data on this site:

  • use the search bar at top of the page to search for data relating to your interests.
  • browse all data using the link on the right.
  • use the data category links.

The extent of your search results will be displayed on the map. Click on an individual dataset to see the data displayed on the map, for more details, and for download options.

Downloading Data

You can download data as:

  • spreadsheet
  • KML file (in WGS84 projection for Google Earth)
  • shapefile (in NZTM projection for GIS software)
  • API link

Downloading large datasets (more than 1000 features) may take some time.

Data Licensing

All data, unless specifically stated otherwise, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License.

You must attribute the data back to its original creator and have this license associated with the data at all times and displayed on any maps, web sites, applications or printed material using this data.


If you need help using this site, try using the online help documentation or try the Open Data Help section on the MDC website.

Browse All Data

105 Datasets Currently Available

Open Data Categories

Marlborough Environment Plan

Other Data Links

MDC Data

Environmental Graphs
Groundwater Levels
Irrigation Status
Property Files Online
Rain Report
Rates Record Search
River Report

Other Data

LINZ Data Service for topographic, hydrographic, survey, title, street address, crown pastoral land and geodetic datasets.

Downloadable rural aerial photos of Marlborough are also available through the LINZ Data Service.

LIDAR data for available areas in Marlborough can be downloaded using this Smart Map.

Soils data can be downloaded through Landcare Research's LRIS Portal.