Meshblock 2021 (Centroid Inside)

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This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 07 Dec 2020.

This dataset contains the inside centroid point layer for the annually released meshblock boundaries as at 1 January 2021. The "inside" centroid is a point which always falls inside each meshblock polygon as this is often desirable. The placement of the point is typically in the widest part of the polygon.

The algorithms used are proprietary to ESRI and are related to label placement. Note that the "inside" centroid is NOT always the same as the center of gravity ("true" centroid) of the polygon as in some situations the true centroid may fall outside the meshblock polygon.

The dataset contains the EASTING and NORTHING attributes of the centroid point in NZGD2000 New Zealand Transverse Mercator (EPSG:2193) and LATITUDE and LONGITUDE of the centroid point in decimal degrees in WGS1984 (EPSG:4326) projection. Non-digitised meshblocks cannot have a centroid.

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Information
Category Annual Boundaries > 2021
Tags Centroids, Downloadable Data
Regions New Zealand
Metadata ISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core
Technical Details
Layer ID 105169
Data type Vector point
Feature count 53582
Attributes MB2021_V1_00, LANDWATER, LANDWATER_NAME, LAND_AREA_SQ_KM, AREA_SQ_KM, EASTING, NORTHING, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
History
Added 7 Dec 2020
Revisions 2 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Dec. 7, 2020 from Geodatabase in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.

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