User guide explaining how coastal land cover classes like mangroves and salt marshes are mapped to include on-shore and off-shore components in relation to the standard LINZ coastline, and how land reclamation or coastal erosion are recorded over time.
ArcGIS layer file of recommended symbology for LCDB v3.0 land cover classes (use with class_2008 field).
Summary pivot table of changes in cover class between 2001 and 2008 based on LCDB v3.3. This summary is available both for the whole of New Zealand and by Region.
Updated change land cover statistics for 1996 until 2001
Updated land cover change statistics for 2001 to 2008
Updated land cover change statistics from 2008 to 2012
ArcGIS layer file for LCDB - this may be used most reliably if you load the downloaded data into ArcGIS, right click and select properties, make sure symbology is set to categorical and then click on the folder to import the symbology from this file. You'll need to make sure the symbology is using the correct field (class_2012).
Pivot table explaining cover class changes between 1996 and 2001
Pivot table explaining cover class changes between 2001 and 2008