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Table 3 Characteristics of selected land use types for our Auckland meshblock exposure inventory

From: A model to assess tephra clean-up requirements in urban environments

Land-use zone Auckland Unitary Plan zones (Auckland Council, 2016) Median percentage of meshblock area Median area of meshblock (m2)
Roofs Impervious surfaces Road Vegetation
City Centre City Centre 24 12 14 51 12,000
Residential Mixed Housing, Single House, Terrace Housing and Apartment Building 19 17 7 58 35,000
Public open space Conservation, Informal Recreation, Sport and Active Recreation 4 7 3 86 125,000
Public and private Industry Light Industry, Heavy Industry 24 31 5 40 124,000