This document provides detailed metadata (data dictionary) for the Fire and Emergency NZ Localities dataset published on the LINZ Data Service.
The Fire and Emergency NZ Localities dataset provides suburbs (urban areas) or localities (rural areas) for all New Zealand. The data also includes in-use geographical names and alias names.
NZ Localities are used by Fire and Emergency NZ for locating and responding to emergencies within New Zealand. Coverage includes the New Zealand mainland, Stewart Island/Rakiura and offshore islands, as well as lakes and inland islands.
Guidance for customers migrating from NZ Localities to the NZ Suburbs and Localities (Pilot) dataset.