DOC Public Conservation Land

Spatial representation of DOC's land management units defined by various acts of parliament and legislation. The attributes in this dataset are derived from the  National Property and Land Information System (NaPALIS), which is a centralised database for all Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and Department of Conservation (DOC) administered land. Public Conservation Land (abbreviated to PCL) parcels are defined geographically, recognised, dedicated and managed, through legal or other effective means, to achieve the long term conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and cultural values.New Zealand's Public Conservation Land is managed under four main laws.Conservation Act 1987National Parks Act 1980Reserves Act 1977Wildlife Act 1953These manifest in numerous different types of protected area, the most important of which are:National ParksConservation ParksNature ReservesScientific ReservesScenic ReservesRecreation (and other) ReservesIf you are interested in a complete definition of Public Conservation Land please get in touch with us Combining Public Conservation Land, with Marine Reserves and Sanctuaries to Protect Marine Mammals is collectively known as Public Conservation Areas (PCA).*LICENCEThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041, USA.DISCLAIMER* 1. DOC makes no express or implied warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data or information, nor its suitability for any purpose. Errors are inevitably part of any database, and can arise by a number of means, from errors during field data collection, to errors during data entry. 2. DOC makes no warranties or representations as to possible infringement upon copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others in the data or information. 3. DOC will not accept liability for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, losses or expenses howsoever arising and relating to use, or lack of use, of the data or information supplied.GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF THE INFORMATION 4. Care should be taken in deriving conclusions from any data or information supplied. 5. Any use of the data or information supplied should state when the data or information was acquired and that it may now be out-of-date.*COPYRIGHT OBLIGATIONS*** 6. All proprietary rights to the intellectual property in the data or information remain with the Crown as its sole property. 7. Modification of the data and information or the addition of the information does not confer copyright or any other form of property of the original material to a user. 8. All maps or reports that are derived from the data or information must acknowledge the Crown copyright, in the following way: Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai [year]. 9. This information resource may be passed onto another party, in either hard copy or electronic form. If a user does this, then it is recommended that they also supply this metadata record with the information resource.

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Theme {geospatial}
Author Department of Conservation
Maintainer DOC Geospatial
Maintainer Email DOC Geospatial
Created 2018-03-05T01:22:01.000Z
Date modified 2018-08-03T07:05:27.141Z
Efficiency Type
Dollars Saved
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Language English
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Record created April 9, 2018, Last Updated August 6, 2018