The meshblock is the smallest geographic unit for which statistical data is collected and processed by Statistics New Zealand. A meshblock is a defined geographic area, varying in size from part of a city block to large areas of rural land. Each meshblock abuts against another to form a network covering all of New Zealand including coasts and inlets, and extending out to the two hundred mile economic zone. Meshblocks are added together to 'build up' larger geographic areas such as area units and urban areas. They are also the principal unit used to draw-up and define electoral district and local authority boundaries.
This dataset has been simplified for Hackakl to include only the ID and Name of the related meshblock, and the ID of it's parent Area Unit. More detailed data can be downloaded from Statistics New Zealand.
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|Data type||Vector multipolygon||Feature count||11541|
|Services||Vector Query API|