Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2022

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The Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2022 layer identifies areas of "Low Slope Land" as defined in the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020. The layer shows land with a local slope of less than or equal to 5 degrees where beef cattle and deer are required to be excluded from waterways. Areas of lakes, ponds, settlements, urban parkland, transport infrastructure and estuarine open water, as defined in Land Cover Database 5, are excluded. Areas over 500m in altitude are also excluded. This layer replaces the Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2020 layer.

Layer ID 111150
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 31110
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2020 (DEPRECATED)

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The Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2020 layer identified areas of "low slope land" as defined in the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020 when the regulation was first gazetted in 2020. In December 2022 the dataset was superseded by the Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2022 layer.

The layer shows the land parcels, or part parcels, defined as low slope land. These areas have a mean slope is less than or equal to 10 degrees. Parcels with a parcel intent of "ROAD" are excluded. Areas of lakes, ponds, settlements and urban parkland, as defined in Land Cover Database 5, are also excluded. Areas of low-slope grassland and annual cropland within high-slope parcels are also included in the Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land extent.

Layer ID 104827
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 39024
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2021 Proposal NZ

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The StockEx LSL 2021 proposed layer identifies proposed areas of "low slope land" where the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020 would apply if the low slope land map was updated as proposed in the "Stock exclusion regulations: Proposed changes to the low slope map" (MfE, 2021) discussion document. The layer shows the area of land defined as low slope land. These areas have a local mean slope is less than or equal to 5 degrees and are below 500m in altitude. Areas of lakes and ponds, estuarine open water, built-up areas, transport infrastructure, depleted grass, tall tussock grassland and urban parkland, as defined in Land Cover Database 5, are also excluded.

Note: The current regulation layer is 'Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2020'

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Layer ID 105877
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 14591
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Depth to hydrogeological basement map, 2019

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This data set provides an update of New Zealand’s depth to hydrogeological basement map. Depth to hydrogeological basement can be loosely defined as the ‘base of aquifers’; or more strictly as ‘the depth to where primary porosity and permeability of geological material is low enough such that flued volumes and flow rates can be considered negligible’. For more detail on the process and methods, see Westerhoff et al. (2019). New Zealand groundwater atlas: depth to hydrogeological basement. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 19 p. Consultancy Report 2019/140

Cite data as:

GNS Science. (2019). Depth to hydrogeological basement [Data set]. Ministry for the Environment, GNS Science. doi.org/10.21420/FQXD-VY44

Cite report describing the data as:

Westerhoff et al. (2019). New Zealand groundwater atlas: depth to hydrogeological basement. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 19 p. Consultancy Report 2019/140.

A national model was used to estimate depth to hydrogeological basement. Hydrogeological basement refers to geological material with primary porosity and permeability that is low enough such that fluid volumes and flow rates can be considered negligible.

Layer ID 104446
Data type Grid
Resolution 250.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W)

Stock Exclusion Medium Slope Land 2022

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28 Nov 2022

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The Stock Exclusion Medium Slope Land 2022 layer identifies areas with a slope of between 5 and 10 degrees below 500m in altitude where excluding stock from waterways is likely to be practical and advisable. This layer has been created using the same method used to create the Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2022 layer which represents "Low Slope Land" as defined in the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020. This layer is intended to be used in conjunction with the Stock Exclusion Low Slope Land 2022 layer to support planning for stock exclusion.

Layer ID 111151
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 65610
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Streambank Erosion Susceptibility Index

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29 Jul 2021

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Full report: Memorandum on implementing a national index for susceptibility to streambank erosion: environment.govt.nz/publications/national-index-st...

This dataset contains predictions of the susceptibility to streambank erosion for every stream link in the RECv2.5 digital river network. Streambank erosion susceptibility is computed as a dimensionless index (range 0-100) for each stream link based on factors that may influence reach-scale bank erosion. These factors comprise stream power, the extent of riparian woody vegetation, valley confinement, channel sinuosity, and the erodibility of stream banks based on soil texture. The approach for determining streambank erosion susceptibility is described by Smith & Betts (2021) and based on the bank erosion model developed by Smith et al. (2019).

***Smith HG, Spiekermann R, Dymond J, Basher L 2019. Predicting spatial patterns in riverbank erosion for catchment sediment budgets. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Management 53: 338–362.

***Smith HG, Betts H 2021. Memorandum on implementing a national index for susceptibility to streambank erosion. Technical memorandum prepared for the Ministry for the Environment by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research.

Layer ID 105771
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 593517
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Sea-draining catchments

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24 Jul 2019

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This dataset provides boundaries for catchments that drain to the sea (i.e. sea draining catchments).

It is extracted from the Freshwater Ecosystems of New Zealand (FENZ) v1.0 geodatabase. Ministry for the Environment hosts this copy of this layer for convenience and visibility. For all inquiries please contact Department of Conservation directly.

FENZ requires specialist GIS knowledge for its technical operation and biodiversity knowledge for understanding the content. Because of FENZ’s complexity, DOC is providing advice, briefings and training (where possible) to ensure users understand its strengths, limitations and appropriate applications.

If you would like more information about FENZ or access to any FENZ data sets, email fenz@doc.govt.nz.

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Variables:

Catch_id - This is a unique identifier that can be used to link to other datasets in the FENZ database, or datasets from other sources that also use a FENZ id.

Catchment names:

Currently a definitive catchment names dataset does not exist. However for your convenience, an unofficial list has been provided in the attachments ("fenz_catnames.csv") which can be joined to the catchment boundaries to provide names. Feedback on the accuracy or completeness of these names is welcomed.

Layer ID 99776
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 10131
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Sediment classes for REC2.4 nzsegments

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03 Nov 2020

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 03 Nov 2020.

This layer applies the sediment attributes’ classification, per Appendix 2C of the NPS-FM 2020, to the digital River Environment Classification (REC) v2.4 network.

This layer is meant to support stakeholders in their understanding and implementation of the suspended and deposited sediment attributes, but it does not form part of the regulation; it is not incorporated by reference.

Layer ID 105094
Data type Vector multilinestring
Feature count 593548
Primary key nzsegment
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Nationally consistent Hydrogeological-unit Map, 2019

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27 Jan 2020

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This set of data sets provides a classification of geological units in terms of their importance for groundwater flow and storage. For more detail on the process and methods, see White et al. (2019). New Zealand groundwater atlas: hydrogeological-unit map of New Zealand. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 88 p. Consultancy Report 2019/144.

New Zealand Hydrogeological unit map (HUM) separated into aquifers, aquitards, aquicludes and basement developed in a nationally-consistent manner. This dataset includes only outcropping hydrogeological units. This dataset was also joined to the hydrogeological system dataset (Moreau et al. 2019), to provide a single polygon for each unique combination of HUM and hydrogeological system. Summary statistics of surficially mapped products are provided for each polygon (groundwater use, flow, recharge, discharge to the surface; depth to hydrogeological basement; and number of drinking water wells serving >100 people).

Attachment: New Zealand Hydrogeological unit map (HUM) separated into aquifers, aquitards, aquicludes and basement developed in a nationally-consistent manner. This dataset includes overlapping stacked polygons that represent different aged hydrogeological units.

Layer ID 104445
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 1290
DimensionsZ values
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National water allocation statistics 2018: AccumulatedFrame

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03 Jun 2019

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  • AccumulatedFrame dataset to accompany National water allocation statistics for environmental reporting; 2018 report.

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This report updates previously published statistics on water consented to be taken from surface and groundwater sources for consumptive uses (such as irrigation or drinking water). The report focusses on the potential pressure on surface water flows from consumptive water takes. Stream flow pressure is characterised by accumulating water consented to be taken as percentage of median flow in all river reaches affected by consented takes in New Zealand.

Data relating to non-hydroelectric consents. It contains upstream accumulated maximum consented rates by use, source and in total. Please note that the upstream accumulated total for each nzsegment can appear in multiple rows; once for each FactorName.

This dataset was used for the "Consented freshwater takes" indicator, as part of the environmental reporting series: Our freshwater 2020. This indicator can be found at www.stats.govt.nz/indicators/consented-freshwater-...

  • This indicator helps us to understand where water is consented to be taken from, how much is allocated to be taken, and what it is used for. We report on the maximum volume that can be taken annually, and the maximum rate of take by primary use, primary source, and region for consents that involve consumptive water takes.
  • Our analysis and results have not included consents for hydroelectricity generation or non-consumptive water use. We also present the modelled potential impact of consented consumptive freshwater takes (excluding hydropower consents) on natural river flow across New Zealand.
  • 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.

The “Consented freshwater takes” indicator uses two datasets

Table ID 102976
Data type Table
Row count 698236
Services Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)
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