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Glossary

ArcGIS – Geographic information systems (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information

cadastral (cadastre) – Legally defined parcel boundary

concordance – A concordance provides a linking between versions or between classifications. Concordance can also be called correlation, correspondence, or mapping.

custodian – Person responsible for implementing appropriate data management and the continued existence, availability, and integrity of the dataset for as long as is required as specified by the Steward

Geospatial Management System (GMS) – Statistics NZ corporate tool and repository for the management and maintenance of geographic spatial data

meshblock – Smallest geographic unit for which statistical data is collected and processed

meshblock edit tool – Tool used within the GMS for editing meshblock boundaries

non-cadastral – Boundaries that do not align to a cadastral boundary

steward – Owner and manager of the data and information on behalf of the Crown

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