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NZ Meshblocks (2008 Yearly Pattern)

Statistics New Zealand
  • Added 25 Nov 2008

Meshblocks for the 2008 yearly pattern. This layer was not used for the 2006 census.

The 2006 census meshblocks:

The meshblock is the smallest geographic area used by Statistics New Zealand in the collection and/or processing of data. It is the building block for aggregation into larger areas such as area units and urban areas.

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1. NZ Digital Boundaries Metadata 2008 128 KB pdf


CategoryCensus & Statistics
RegionsNew Zealand

Technical Details

Layer ID 390
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 44555
Attributes MB08, REGC08, TA08, WARD08, AU08, UA08, GED07, MED07
Services Vector Query API


Added25 Nov 2008
Revisions 1 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Nov. 24, 2008 from Shapefile in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 2 geometries modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.
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