Meshblock 2004 (generalised)

This is the release of the annually released meshblock pattern as at 1 January 2004. This dataset is the definitive set of meshblock boundaries for 2004 as defined by Statistics New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand maintains an annual meshblock pattern for the collection and production of statistical data, allowing data to be compared over time. A meshblock is the smallest geographic unit for which statistical data is collected and processed by Statistics New Zealand. A meshblock is defined by a geographic area, which can vary in size from part of a city block to a large area 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 200 mile economic zone. Meshblocks are added together to build up larger geographic areas such as area units and urban areas. They are also used to define electoral districts, territorial authorities and regional councils.

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Author Stats NZ
Maintainer Stats NZ
Maintainer Email Stats NZ
Source Created 2018-08-06T02:55:05.684565Z
Source Modified 2018-08-06T02:55:05.684565Z
Language English
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Dataset metadata created 2 February 2020, last updated 15 February 2024