City

3039
255
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of cities extracted from the Place layer with points indicating the city name.

Layer ID 36116
Data type Vector point
Feature count 19
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

WaterAreas Topo50

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Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 New Zealand

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2434
91
Updated
09 Mar 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 09 Mar 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of a combination of Water layers extracted from the LINZ web portal.

The combined Water layer consists of the following water body polygons :

  • River: natural, flowing body of water emptying into an ocean, lake or other body of water and usually fed along its course by converging tributaries.
  • Lake: any standing body of fresh inland water.
  • Pond: area of shallow water with walls or banks created for a specific purpose.
  • Reservoir: receptacle in which a large quantity of water is stored - Canal: artificial open waterway used for transportation, waterpower or irrigation.
  • Lagoon: sheet of salt water separated from the open sea by sand, shingle banks or a road embankment.

These layers are a component of the. Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale. Further information on Topo50: www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 87335
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 69874
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

TerritorialAuthority

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 New Zealand

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1596
82
Updated
08 Apr 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 08 Apr 2020.

A subset of the NationalMap dataset consisting of Territorial Authority Administrative Boundaries. These are the second largest administration units after Regional Council areas.

Multiple TAs can occur within one Regional council area, and each TA will include multiple area units, meshblocks and postcodes. For Unitary Authorities the seaward boundary is the outer limits of the territorial sea of New Zealand (12 mile limit).

A territorial authority is defined under the Local Government Act 2002 as a city council or district council.

Territorial authorities are defined at meshblock and area unit level. The Territorial Authority boundaries and classification are released annually on the 1st of January, and on occasion mid year, but there are not always changes from the previous classification.

Layer ID 36607
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 66
Primary key CODE
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Lake

1468
230
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of contextual lake polygons. Identifies the extent of lakes, lagoons, reservoirs, estuary areas and open bodies of water.

These are named major lakes derived by NationalMap from various paper map sources including street maps in city areas.

Layer ID 36573
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 2299
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Island

892
168
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of polygons of New Zealand islands (named), excluding those on lakes. This dataset represents the outline of the New Zealand landmass at a small scale. Derived by NationalMap from LINZ 1:50k Topographic maps.

Layer ID 36572
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 9409
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

RiverLine

610
83
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of contextual river features (major rivers and tributaries) represented by line and polyline objects derived by NationalMap from paper Topographic maps (mainly LINZ). NB see RiverArea for area objects.

These features indicate the location of rivers. Where significant flow or width and depth of a river is evident these are represented by polygons. Polygon segments are also evident in urban areas to provide a more complete representation. Line networks show rural or highland areas where flow is not significant. Rivers are named where available.

The rivers are each assigned a heirarchy based on the "Strahler" stream order classification, for simplicity, generally only heirarchies of three to eight have been included in this dataset.

Layer ID 36599
Data type Vector multilinestring
Feature count 39572
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Riverbed

1509
49
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of Riverbeds represented by polygons to display true river width, derived by NationalMap from paper Topographic maps. Greater detail in City areas where applicable. Due to large braided stream networks, a river can often be seen as significantly less than its bed, in the dry season some tracks are located on river beds, these indicate the extent of the river at full capacity.

Layer ID 36583
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 37
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Vegetation Topo50

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Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 New Zealand

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2070
133
Updated
09 Mar 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 09 Mar 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of a combination of vegetation layers extracted from the LINZ web portal.

The combined vegetation layers consists of:

  • Exotic: Land covered by trees not native to New Zealand.
  • Mangrove: Coastal or brackish or saline area covered by specially adapted trees.
  • Native forest: Land covered by trees native to New Zealand.
  • Orchard: Land covered by pip or stone fruit or vegetation.
  • Scrub: Land covered by vegetation less than 3 m high.-Vineyards: Land covered by vines e.g. grapes, kiwifruit etc.

These layers are a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale. Further information on Topo50: www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50

Layer ID 87334
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 236810 (incl. 8 with empty or null geometries)
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Town

1394
142
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of towns extracted from the Place layer. These indicate settlements which are too big to be a locality and usually have suburbs within them but are not big enough to be classified as a city based on population.

Layer ID 87338
Data type Vector point
Feature count 309
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

RiverArea

1048
58
Updated
07 May 2020

This dataset was last updated on NationalMap Data Service on 07 May 2020.

A subset of NationalMap consisting of contextual river features (major rivers and tributaries) represented by polygon objects derived by NationalMap from paper Topographic maps (mainly LINZ). NB see RiverLine for line and polyline objects

These features indicate the location of rivers. Where significant flow or width and depth of a river is evident these are represented by polygons. Polygon segments are also evident in urban areas to provide a more complete representation. Line networks show rural or highland areas where flow is not significant. Rivers are named where available.

The rivers are each assigned a heirarchy based on the "Strahler" stream order classification, for simplicity, generally only heirarchies of three to eight have been included in this dataset.

Layer ID 36598
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 6316
Primary key ID
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)
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