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New Zealand Fire Service Localities GIS Data

I would like the Localities GIS data as requested in this post

currently there is no public comprehensive dataset of suburbs. Most local authorities and businesses use this dataset instead

Will be able to provide better GIS services to people with locality areas relevant to them

Response from
New Zealand Fire Service Commission

The New Zealand Fire Service Commission is part of a consortium of agencies which some years ago developed a national suburb and localities dataset (NZ Localities) to provide support for enhanced Emergency Response, postal addressing and property information. The consortium, which includes QVNZ, NZ Post, LINZ, and representatives from territorial local authorities, meet regularly to provide updates and maintenance of the NZ localities dataset. The consortium works closely with territorial local authorities to agree changes and maintenance of the Suburb boundary definitions and naming conventions. The NZ Localities dataset is available under license at no cost. To complete the license agreement and receive the data, please contact

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  • Jonathan Ball

    Fire and Emergency NZ Localities dataset is now available on the LINZ Data Service for reuse under a Creative Commons BY 4.0 Licence