Meshblock Higher Geographies 2018 (generalised)

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

This dataset is a major released version of the annually released meshblock boundaries concorded to higher geographies at 1 January 2018 as defined by Stats NZ. This Meshblock Higher Geographies 2018 file is a correspondence, or concordance, which relates meshblocks to larger geographic areas or 'higher geographies'. The higher geographies contained in this concordance are: community board (CB2018), constituency (CON2018), Māori constituency (MCON2018), regional council (REGC2018), statistical area 1 (SA12018), statistical area 2 (SA22018), subdivision (TASUB2018), territorial authority (TA2018), urban rural (UR2018), urban rural indicator (IUR2018), and ward (WARD2018). The following geographies were first introduced in 2018: statistical area 1 (SA12018), statistical area 2 (SA22018), urban rural (UR2018), and urban rural indicator (IUR2018). These new geographies are part of the Statistical Standard for Geographic Areas 2018 (SSGA18) which replaces the 1992 New Zealand Standard Areas Classification (NZSAC92). The statistical standard for geographic areas is to be used from 2018 (SSGA18). It defines the Stats NZ input and output geographic classifications and describes their primary purposes, and sets out requirements and guidelines for the creation and maintenance of statistical geographies.

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.

For further information on individual higher geographies, refer to their metadata.

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Technical Details
Layer ID 92200
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 53589 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Attributes MB2018_V1_00, SA12018_V1_00, SA22018_V1_00, SA22018_V1_00_NAME, UR2018_V1_00, UR2018_V1_00_NAME, IUR2018_V1_00, IUR2018_V1_00_NAME, CB2018_V1_00, CB2018_V1_00_NAME, CON2018_V1_00, CON2018_V1_00_NAME, MCON2018_V1_00, MCON2018_V1_00_NAME, REGC2018_V1_00, REGC2018_V1_00_NAME, TA2018_V1_00, TA2018_V1_00_NAME, TASUB2018_V1_00, TASUB2018_V1_00_NAME, WARD2018_V1_00, WARD2018_V1_00_NAME, LANDWATER, LANDWATER_NAME, LAND_AREA_SQ_KM, AREA_SQ_KM, Shape_Length
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
History
Added 01 Dec 2017
Last updated 01 Dec 2017
Revisions 9 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Dec. 6, 2017 from Geodatabase in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.

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