Attributes

Attribute Value Description
Full Address ... Correctly formatted physical address
Postal Address ... Correctly formatted postal address.
Sometimes New Zealand Post refer to addresses differently - with additions such as rural delivery number, and occasional differences on suburb and town/city assignments.
Address ID ... AddressFinder assigned unique address identifier.
Building name ... Holds the building property name for a recognised significant building.
Unit identifier ... Holds the address elements that identifies a specific sub dwelling delivery point within a building or building complex. In the address Flat 1, 2B Home Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, the Unit identifier is 1.
Unit type ... Describes the category of a sub-dwelling type within a building of building compiles. This is used in conjunction with the unit identifier address element. In the address Flat 1, 2B Home Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, the Unit type is Flat.
Floor ... The floor number in a multi-story building.
Box type ... The type of PO Box/CMB/Private Bag/Counter Delivery.
Street/Box Number ... The number of the building on the street. In the address 1b High Street, Petone, 1 is the number. Also used for PO Boxes. In the address Private Bag 300931, Albany, Auckland 0752, 300931 is the number.
Alpha ... Holds the alpha component of a street number. In the address 1b High Street, B is the alpha.
Street ... The combined street name, street type, and street suffix
Street name ... Holds the name of the street.
Street type ... The type of street - for example road, lane, etc. Also supports unusual address types such as The Terrace (terrace) and Rue De La Mare (rue).
Street suffix ... The suffix of the street - for example North, South etc.
Suburb ... The suburb of the address. Data is sourced from the New Zealand Fire Service who maintain the canonical New Zealand suburb database.
Post Suburb ... The suburb that New Zealand Post classifies this address as.
Rural Delivery number ... Rural Post – Rural Delivery route number. In the address 123 Opiki Road, RD 4, Palmerston North 4474, the rural delivery number is 4.
Rural Indicator ... Is this address in a rural location? Use this indicator to determine if the address is likely to be considered rural by a courier company.

Note: different courier companies have different rural/urban boundaries so the ultimate determination will be made by your delivery agent.
Lobby Name ... The name of the New Zealand Post outlet or Agency outlet where the PO Box, Private Bag or Counter Delivery is physically located.
City ... The town or city (from LINZ).
Mailtown ... Holds the name of the Mailtown associated with this delivery point.
Post Code ... Holds the four digit code defined by New Zealand Post, which is used to describe the locations linked to sorting zones for mail sorting purposes.
Longitude ... Longitude coordinate (in WGS84 format)
Latitude ... Latitude coordinate (in WGS84 format)
Meshblock ... From Statistics New Zealand, the foreign key value to link to census and statistical dataset. The meshblock returned is from the 2013 Census until June 2019 after which the meshblock value from the 2018 Census will be returned.
Statistical area 1 ... Statistical area 1 (2018 census only)
Statistical area 2 ID ... Statistical area 2 ID (2018 census only)
Statistical area 2 name ... Statistical area 2 name (2018 census only)
Urban rural ID ... Urban rural ID (2018 census only)
Urban rural name ... Urban rural name (2018 census only)
Urban rural ind. ID ... Urban rural indicator ID (2018 census only)
Urban rural ind. name ... Urban rural indicator name (2018 census only)
Community Board ID ... Community Board ID (2018 census only)
Community Board ... Community Board name (2018 census only)
Constituency ID ... Constituency ID (2018 census only)
Constituency name ... Constituency name (2018 census only)
Maori const. ID ... Maori Constituency ID (2018 census only)
Maori const. name ... Maori Constituency name (2018 census only)
Region ID ... Region ID (2018 census only)
Regional Authority ... Regional authorities are the top tier of local government in New Zealand.
Territorial Authority ID ... Territorial Authority ID (2018 census only)
Territorial Authority ... Territorial authorities are the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils.
TA Subdivision ID ... Territorial Authority Subdivision ID (2018 census only)
TA Subdivision name ... Territorial Authority Subdivision name (2018 census only)
Ward ID ... Ward ID (2018 census only)
Ward name ... Ward name (2018 census only)
Land/Water ID ... Land/Water ID (2018 census only)
Land/Water description ... Land/Water description (2018 census only)
Delivery point Identifier ... A unique reference number assigned to each delivery point address in the NZ Post PAF
AIMS Address ID ... The unique identifier from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)
AIMS Road Section ID ... The unique road section identifier from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)
Full Address ... Correctly formatted address.
Canonical address ... The typical or official address equivalent to full_address. This can differ from the full_address in either Locality name or State name.
Address ID ... The unique address identifier.
Minimum street number ... The number of the building on the street. In the address 1-5 Richards Street, FIGTREE NSW 2526, 1 is the minimum street number.
Maximum street number ... The number of the building on the street. In the address 1-5 Richards Street, FIGTREE NSW 2526, 5 is the maximum number.
Lot identifier ... Holds the number that identifies a specific lot on a site. In the address Lot 3 Avondale Road, AVONDALE NSW 2530, the Lot identifier is 3.
Site name ... Holds the address elements that identifies the name of a site or building name. In the address Oaks Hotel Motel, 249 Princes Highway, ALBION PARK RAIL NSW 2527, the Site name is Oaks Hotel Motel.
Unit identifier ... Holds the address elements that identifies a specific sub dwelling delivery point within a building or building complex. In the address Unit 2, 7 Union Street, MANGERTON NSW 2500, the Unit identifier is 2.
Unit type ... Describes the category of a sub-dwelling type within a building of building compiles. This is used in conjunction with the unit identifier address element. In the address Flat 2, 7 Union Street, MANGERTON NSW 2500, the Unit type is Flat.
Level number ... Holds the address elements that identifies a specific level within a multi-level building. In the address Level 1, 11 Bridge Street, MANGERTON NSW 2500, the Level number is 1.
Level type ... Describes the category of a level within a multi-level building. This is used in conjunction with the level number address element. In the address Level 1, 11 Bridge Street, MANGERTON NSW 2500, the Level type is Level.
Street ... The combined street name, street type, and street suffix
Street name ... Holds the name of the street.
Street type ... The type of street - for example road, lane, etc. Also supports unusual address types such as The Terrace (terrace) and Rue De La Mare (rue).
Street suffix ... The suffix of the street - for example North, South etc.
Address Line 1 ... First line of the non-locality/state/postcode portion of the address.
Address Line 2 ... Second line of the non-locality/state/postcode portion of the address. This is sometimes blank.
Locality ... The locality of the address.
State ... The Australian state where the address is located.
Postcode ... Holds the four digit code which is used to describe the locations linked to sorting zones for mail sorting purposes.
Box type ... The type of PO Box/CMB/Private Bag/etc.
Box identifier ... The number portion of a PO Box address
Longitude ... Longitude coordinate (in WGS84 format).
Latitude ... Latitude coordinate (in WGS84 format).
Meshblock ... The unique identifier of the addresses G-NAF meshblock.
GNAF ID ... The unique persistent identifier of the G-NAF address.
DPID ... Australia Post delivery point identifier.