Landscape Policy Area


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05 Jul 2017

This dataset was first added to WDC Data Service on 05 Jul 2017.

Polygons identifying areas of outstanding natural landscape. These features determine the shape and form of the land, and are the natural, as opposed to human, components of the landscape character of the district. These outstanding natural features and landscapes are recognised and protected. The extent of this policy layer originated from a Boffa Miskel Landscape study when drafting the current plan. Limitations of the dataset are unknown, further information may be outlined in the report for technical specification.

The Waikato District Council District Plan is has been produced under the Resource Management Act 1991, and has been distributed to allow better public access to the data underlying the Plan. While you are free to crop, export and repurpose the data, we ask that you attribute the Waikato District Council, link to this page, and clearly state that your work is a derivative and not the authoritative data source. Please include this statement when distributing any work derived from this data:

This work is a derivative of Policy Series, part of the Waikato District Council District Plan. You can find the full District Plan at Waikato District E-Plan (

Layer ID 87460
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 48
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)