03 359 0470 info@vadis.co.nz


Specialists in the capture, processing and analysis of Lidar and photogrammetric data

Aerial Lidar

Aerial Imagery

Bathymetric Lidar

About Vadis

Vadis is a New Zealand based company specialising in the capture, processing, and analysis of Lidar and photogrammetric data. A strategic partnership between Christchurch Helicopters and The University of Canterbury, Vadis represents an expert team of geospatial professionals, land surveyors, landscape geomorphologists, and hydrographic modellers. We measure, visualise, interpret, understand, and communicate changes in our physical environment at dense spatial and temporal resolutions allowing you to make better informed decisions.

Our Services

Aerial Lidar Survey

Aerial Imagery

Bathymetric Lidar

Corridor Mapping

Emergency Response & Risk Assesments

Change Detection

Volumetric Surveys + Carbon Stocks



Agriculture & Forestry


Rail & Road

Rivers & Coastlines

Lidar Features

Riegl VUX-1LR

  • Perfect for MLS or ALS
  • 360° field of view
  • 5-10mm precision
  • 1,000,000 points/sec
  • Capture while driving up to 100km/h

Riegl VUX-240 + PhaseOne Camera

  • ALS corridor mapping
  • Highly accurate
  • 1,800,000 points/sec
  • Scan over 1000km of corridor per day

Riegl VQ-840-G

  • Bathymetric LiDAR
  • Eye-safe green laser
  • Penetrate 2-2.5 Secchi depths of water
  • Riverbeds, pond depths, hydraulic engineering

Our Team

Partners & Clients