Administrative Boundaries 100% open

New Zealand

What data is expected?

Data on administrative units or areas defined for the purpose of administration by a (local) government. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Boundary level 1
  • Boundary level 2
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Name of poligone (department, region, city)
  • Borders of poligone

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format KML, SHP, WFS
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps Search on data.govt.nz for 'boundaries', then follow first result to http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/Maps_and_geography/Geographic-areas/digital-boundary-files.aspx#annual
licence_url https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/license/attribution-3-
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Statistics New Zealand
characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone
location http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/Maps_and_geog - Statistics NZ Geographic boundary files, https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/layer/8405-regional-co - Statistics NZ Data Service Regional Council 2016 Generalised Version, https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/layer/8406-ward-2016-g - Statistics NZ Data Service Ward 2016 Generalised Version Specifically annual boundary files. Statistics have recently added the Statistics NZ Data Service (similar to LINZ and MfE data service portals).
I've assumed Boundary level 1 is Regional Council, and level 2 is Ward

All characteristics are matched for the dataset available online. Your submission is valid. Thank you very much for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/Maps_and_geog - Statistics NZ Geographic boundary files
   https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/layer/8405-regional-co - Statistics NZ Data Service Regional Council 2016 Generalised Version
   https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/layer/8406-ward-2016-g - Statistics NZ Data Service Ward 2016 Generalised Version
Data licence   https://datafinder.stats.govt.nz/license/attribution-3-
Data format   KML, SHP, WFS
Reviewer   Michael Leow
Submitters   Jonathan Hunt
Last modified   Mon Jan 23 2017 09:11:14 GMT+0000 (UTC)