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Vegetation Topo50

  • Added 19 Jun 2017
  • Updated 20 Apr 2020

A subset of NationalMap consisting of a combination of vegetation layers extracted from the LINZ web portal.

The combined vegetation layers consists of:

  • Exotic: Land covered by trees not native to New Zealand.
  • Mangrove: Coastal or brackish or saline area covered by specially adapted trees.
  • Native forest: Land covered by trees native to New Zealand.
  • Orchard: Land covered by pip or stone fruit or vegetation.
  • Scrub: Land covered by vegetation less than 3 m high.-Vineyards: Land covered by vines e.g. grapes, kiwifruit etc.

These layers are a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale. Further information on Topo50:


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TagsExotic, Forest, Landc over, Mangrove, Native, New-Zealand, Orchard, Scrub, Vineyard
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 87334
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 236810 (incl. 8 with empty or null geometries)
Attributes TYPE
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)


Added19 Jun 2017
Last updated9 Mar 2020
Revisions 9 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on March 9, 2020 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 52 geometries modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.
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