high-class land is the most productive land for growing food. It supports most crops across New Zealand. Expanding lifestyle blocks and urban areas reduces 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.
area_kha = area of land measured in kilohectares (ie multiply by 1000 to get hectares)
This dataset relates to the "High-class land for food production" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
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|1.||Data quality High class land for food production New urban area on high class land, by region||264 KB||
|Columns||land_class, region, area_kha|
|Services||Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed|
|Added||29 Sep 2015|
|Last updated||29 Sep 2015|
|Revisions||5 - Browse all revisions|
|Current revision||Imported on Oct. 9, 2015 from CSV .|