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Regional land use

This map shows the main land uses in the Waikato region. Pastoral farming (52 percent) and exotic forestry (14 percent) dominate the region’s land use.

Regional land use map

Other: a number of areas and land uses including alpine gravel and rock, mixed exotic shrubland, surface mine and transport infrastructure.

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  1. The LCDB 2 dataset is a 'public good' dataset owned by the Ministry for the Environment and supplied by Terralink International Limited.