Meshblock 2013

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20 Nov 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 20 Nov 2015.

This dataset is the definitive set of meshblock boundaries for 2013 as defined by Statistics New Zealand.
Statistics New Zealand maintains an annual meshblock pattern for the collection and production of statistical data, allowing data to be compared over time. A meshblock is the smallest geographic unit for which statistical data is collected and processed by Statistics New Zealand. A meshblock is defined by a geographic area, which can vary in size from part of a city block to a large area of rural land. Each meshblock abuts against another to form a network covering all of New Zealand, including coasts and inlets and extending out to the 200 mile economic zone. Meshblocks are added together to build up larger geographic areas such as area units and urban areas. They are also used to define electoral districts, territorial authorities and regional councils.
Meshblocks are allocated a unique seven-digit number. The first 5 digits are unique, and refer to the original 1976 meshblock code. The two end numbers refer to sequential meshblock splits to the original meshblock. When a meshblock is split the final two digits of the original meshblock number are changed. Exceptions to this rule are a small number of meshblocks where no more numbers in the sequence are available. There are therefore some meshblocks in Auckland and Tauranga City starting with 32xxxxx. Statistics New Zealand maintains a concordance file to ensure that boundaries relating to earlier meshblock patterns can also be produced.
There are two ways of amending meshblock boundaries.
- Splitting is the subdivision of a meshblock into two or more meshblocks.
- Nudging is the shifting of a boundary to a more appropriate position.

Layer ID 8347
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Age by meshblock (2013 Census)

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196
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11 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 11 Dec 2015.

2013 Census meshblock dataset contains counts at meshblock levels for selected variables from the 2013 Census. The geographies correspond to 2013 Census boundaries. The counts are at the highest level of each variable’s classification.

Notes:
Confidentiality rules have been applied to all cells in this table, including randomly rounding to base 3.
-999 indicates cells have been suppressed for confidentiality reasons.
-995 indicates cells that could not be calculated.

Layer ID 8447
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Population by meshblock (2013 Census)

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403
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11 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 11 Dec 2015.

2013 Census meshblock dataset contains counts at meshblock levels for selected variables from the 2013 Census. The geographies correspond to 2013 Census boundaries. The counts are at the highest level of each variable’s classification.

Notes:
Confidentiality rules have been applied to all cells in this table, including randomly rounding to base 3.
-999 indicates cells have been suppressed for confidentiality reasons.
-995 indicates cells that could not be calculated.

Layer ID 8437
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Counts of Te Reo speakers of Maori descent by Meshblock

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74
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02 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 02 Dec 2015.

This dataset contains counts of people of Maori descent by the official language indicator from the 2013 Census. The data is presented at meshblock level and uses the 2013 Census boundaries. The variables provided are as follows:

  • Number of Maori Descent who speak te reo Maori
  • Number of Maori Descent who do not speak te reo Maori (includes no language)

This dataset allows for the comparison across areas to determine the strength or otherwise of te reo Maori language for people of Maori descent.

Notes:
Confidentiality rules have been applied to all cells in this table, including randomly rounding to base 3.
Unrounded counts of less than 6 have been confidentialised.
Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different tables.
-999 indicates cells have been suppressed for confidentiality reasons

Layer ID 8387
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Ethnic group by meshblock (2013 Census)

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121
Added
11 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 11 Dec 2015.

2013 Census meshblock dataset contains counts at meshblock levels for selected variables from the 2013 Census. The geographies correspond to 2013 Census boundaries. The counts are at the highest level of each variable’s classification.

Notes:
Confidentiality rules have been applied to all cells in this table, including randomly rounding to base 3.
-999 indicates cells have been suppressed for confidentiality reasons.
-995 indicates cells that could not be calculated.

Layer ID 8448
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Meshblock 2016 Generalised Version

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51
Added
07 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 07 Dec 2015.

Meshblock 2016 Generalised Version is the definitive set of meshblock boundaries for 2016 as defined by Statistics New Zealand

Layer ID 8413
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 47062 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Meshblock Higher Geographies 2016 High Definition

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34
Added
07 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 07 Dec 2015.

Meshblock Higher Geographies 2016 High Definition is the definitive high definition set of the annually released meshblock pattern concorded to higher geographies as at 1 January 2016.

Layer ID 8414
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 47062 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Meshblock 2018 (generalised)

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95
Added
01 Dec 2017

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 01 Dec 2017.

This dataset is the definitive set of annually released meshblock boundaries at 1 January 2018. Stats NZ maintains an annual meshblock geography for collecting and producing statistical data. This allows data to be compared over time. A meshblock is the smallest geographic unit for which statistical data is collected and processed by Stats NZ. A meshblock is defined by a geographic area, which can vary in size from part of a city block to a large area of rural land. Each meshblock borders on another to form a network covering all of New Zealand, including coasts and inlets and extending out to the 200-mile economic zone. Meshblocks are added together to build up larger geographic areas such as statistical area 1 (SA1), statistical area 2 (SA2), and urban rural. They are also used to define electoral districts, territorial authorities, and regional councils. The digital geographic boundaries are defined and maintained by Stats NZ. Meshblocks cover the land area of New Zealand, the water area to the 12-mile limit, the Chatham Islands, Kermadec Islands, sub-Antarctic islands, off-shore oil rigs, and Ross Dependency.

Digital boundary data became freely available on 1 July 2007. This generalised version has been simplified for rapid drawing and is designed for thematic or web mapping purposes.

There are 16 meshblocks not held in digitised form.

For further information see ANZLIC Metadata 2018 Meshblock attachment below.

Layer ID 92197
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 53589 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Languages by meshblock (2013 Census)

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33
Added
11 Dec 2015

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 11 Dec 2015.

2013 Census meshblock dataset contains counts at meshblock levels for selected variables from the 2013 Census. The geographies correspond to 2013 Census boundaries. The counts are at the highest level of each variable’s classification.

Notes:
Confidentiality rules have been applied to all cells in this table, including randomly rounding to base 3.
-999 indicates cells have been suppressed for confidentiality reasons.
-995 indicates cells that could not be calculated.

Layer ID 8444
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Meshblock Higher Geographies 2017 (high definition)

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38
Added
15 Feb 2017

This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 15 Feb 2017.

This Meshblock Higher Geographies 2017 (high definition) file is a correspondence, or concordance, which relates meshblocks to larger geographic areas or 'higher geographies'. A high definition version is the highest geographic resolution geometry and is aligned to the LINZ cadastre.
The higher geographies contained in this concordance are: area unit (AU2017), community board (CB2017), constituency (CON2017), Māori constituency (MCON2017), regional council (REGC2017), subdivision (TASUB2017), territorial authority (TA2017), urban area (UA2017) and ward (WARD2017).

Layer ID 27782
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 50613 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
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