John Thyne

GIS Manager - Computer SupportJohn Thyne

Ernest Rutherford 263D
Internal Phone: 94102


B.A. (Cant.)


Computer Support

Overall responsibility for computing resources.

IT inductions for new staff, visitors, and postgrads.

Advice on UC software for UC machines and home use.

Computer purchases and replacelment (capital expenditure).

Computer workroom access, bookings, AV equipment, and software installation.

Content in student class folders on their UC network K drive.

SharePoint admin for Geography & Geohealth

Website and Course Information System (CIS) content when Paul Bealing is away

Active Directory management for the Geography domain

Moving computers and live network ports

Video conferencing: Zoom meeting scheduling, and maintenance of mobile unit


Geographic Information Systems

Software licensing, installation, and use.

ESRI ArcGIS UC site license and Student licenses, admin for Virtual Campus, ArcGIS Online, and Server.

Trimble Pathfinder Office and Terrasync (100 seat department license)


Geospatial data acquisition and access. For free access to UC geospatial data holdings see my GeoData page

UC custodian for: NZ Kiwimage and Christchurch Lidar

Lab creation and testing



Other responsibilities

Building Warden for the Geography Staff Block, Floor Warden for Level 6