Change in farm numbers, 2002–16

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16 Apr 2018

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The number of farms involved in agricultural activities, and how they are changing, is important because agricultural activities can affect soil health and water.

Agricultural activities include beef and sheep, dairy, arable, horticulture, deer, pigs, and other livestock.

Table ID 95340
Data type Table
Row count 560
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Irrigated land area, 2017

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437
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12 Nov 2017

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Irrigation is used to support land use, particularly in areas with low or seasonal rainfall. Irrigation can improve the productivity of land for farming activity, and support amenity or recreational land uses within urban environments.Irrigation can also alter the natural character of our landscapes (eg change dry land to greener and wetter land), and can increase nutrient (phosphorus and nitrogen) runoff and leaching into waterways.

More information on this dataset and how it relates to our environmental reporting indicators and topics can be found in the attached data quality pdf.

Summary report available at www.mfe.govt.nz/fresh-water/technical-guidance-and...

Layer ID 90838
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 32592
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Livestock numbers, 1994–2015

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105
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25 Apr 2017

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Livestock numbers reflect changes in the number of farmed beef and dairy cattle, deer, and sheep across New Zealand. Livestock farming is a widespread land use in this country. It is important to monitor livestock numbers, because concentrated numbers, or large increases in numbers, can affect the indigenous biodiversity, soil health, and water quality.

File contains total livestock numbers by region for each year over the period 1994–2015

Table ID 53616
Data type Table
Row count 90
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High class land for food production South Island 2012

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09 Feb 2016

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"This data identified areas in the North Island that have been classified as being the most productive for growing food. It supports most crops across New Zealand. Expanding lifestyle blocks and urban areas reduce the availability of high-class land for commercial crop growing, and this land is unlikely to be returned to primary production. This affects our commercial food-production capacity.

This data set relates to the "High-class land for food production" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website."

Layer ID 52831
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 100.000m
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High class land for food production North Island 2012

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09 Feb 2016

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 09 Feb 2016.

"This data identified areas in the South Island that have been classified as being the most productive for growing food. It supports most crops across New Zealand. Expanding lifestyle blocks and urban areas reduce the availability of high-class land for commercial crop growing, and this land is unlikely to be returned to primary production. This affects our commercial food-production capacity.

This data set relates to the "High-class land for food production" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website."

Layer ID 52830
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 100.000m
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Land cover database v4 0 class orders

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585
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11 Jan 2016

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"Land cover describes the extent of vegetation, water bodies, built environments, and bare natural surfaces (eg gravel and rock) across New Zealand. Measuring the composition and changes in land cover can help us understand the pressures that different land uses are placing on the biodiversity and functioning of ecosystems.

This data set relates to the "Land cover" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website."

Layer ID 52764
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 479353
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Livestock numbers trend statistics xlsx

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02 Oct 2015

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Document ID11347
File namelivestock-numbers-trend-statistics-xlsx.xlsx
TypeXLSX
Size13.3 KB

Farm numbers xlsx

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923
264
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29 Sep 2015

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Document ID11141
File namefarm-numbers-xlsx.xlsx
TypeXLSX
Size160 KB

Farm size xlsx

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761
209
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29 Sep 2015

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Document ID11140
File namefarm-size-xlsx.xlsx
TypeXLSX
Size160 KB

Livestock numbers, 2002–14 xlsx

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29 Sep 2015

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Document ID11139
File namelivestock-numbers-200214-xlsx.xlsx
TypeXLSX
Size118 KB
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