This dataset is the definitive set of Community Board boundaries for 2012 as defined by the territorial authorities and Local Government Commission but maintained by Statistics New Zealand, who are the custodian.
Community Boards are set up under the Local Government Act 2002 and Local Electoral Act 2001. Their purpose is to administer the affairs of communities with populations not less than 1,500 within rural, urban or metropolitan districts of a territorial authority. A community boards functions, powers and duties are delegated at the discretion of its parent territorial authority and these may differ from community board to community board. Community boards and their boundaries are reviewed in the year immediately preceding the triennial local government elections.
ANZLIC Metadata 2012 Community Boards
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