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NZ Meshblocks (2013 Census)

  • Added 15 Feb 2016
  • Updated 15 Feb 2016

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.

Data sourced from StatsNZ

This is an unaltered version.

Permitted uses
Statistics New Zealand must be acknowledged as the source of the

Uses not permitted
Users are not permitted to change the accuracy of the boundaries and
supply them to another party.

Download the full ANZLIC 2013 Digital Boundaries Metadata


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Tagscensus, meshblock
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 8578
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 46621
Dimensions Z values
Primary key MB2013
Attributes OBJECTID, MB2013, AU2013, AU2013_NAM, UA2013, UA2013_NAM, TA2013, TA2013_NAM, WARD2013, WARD2013_N, CB2013, CB2013_NAM, TASUB2013, TASUB201_1, REGC2013, REGC2013_N, CON2013, CON2013_NA, MCON2013, MCON2013_N, GED2007, GED2007_NA, MED2007, MED2007_NA, LAND2013, LAND2013_N, LAND_AREA
Services Vector Query API


Added15 Feb 2016
Revisions 2 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Feb. 15, 2016 from Shapefile in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 1 geometry modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.
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