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  1. Adding boundaries per territorial unit level

    I was just thinking for this online researching map to make things more interesting in a local and sub-national aspect. And that is to add boundary lines for every territorial unit level within the nation of New Zealand: from regional councils to territorial authorities to wards to even area unit-level divisions (either suburbs & towns & neighborhoods on urban areas or communities & localities & settlements & villages on rural areas). Any thoughts?

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    • Include track plotting by placing waypoints on the map to help with trip planning. Including distance, climb, descent etc.

      Include the ability to plot a track by placing waypoints on the map to help with trip planning. Including distance, climb, descent etc.

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      • underwater lake contours for Lake Rotoiti

        show the depths within the lake itself

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        • Have the option to add Grid references to the map when you print it

          Northing and Eastings displayed on the printed map

          26 votes
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          • 1 vote
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            • Elimination maps

              An app where we can nominate a height above sea level and create for instance a map of NZ from say 250 meters or 500 metres.

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              • Add an option so north is shown directly upwards

                For some reason the map is rotated -2 degrees from vertical

                7 votes
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                • Garmin Custom Maps / KMZ downloads

                  If there's enough demand I'll look at bringing back the Garmin Custom Map / KMZ file downloads.

                  For more information and links to the old download files - http://www.topomap.co.nz/GarminCustomMaps

                  202 votes
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                  • Add the ability to print a map to the correct scale

                    When "print map" is selected with the topo 50 selected, and the print option is selected as A4 portrait, for example, then the red print area should default to 10.5 x 14.85 grid squares (less about a 6 mm print margin all around). It can then be moved around by the central handle to get the best coverage of the area of interest. It is much more legible to print the maps at the scale they were intended to be printed.

                    46 votes
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                    • add marine charts to your topo maps options

                      Could you please add marine charts to your topo maps options
                      This would make it a lot easier for me to plan shore diving and fishing trips and will add to your user base.

                      23 votes
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                      • Adding the magnetic compass cross could be very usefull

                        Adding the magnetic compass cross could be very useful either there by default or as an option

                        12 votes
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                        • Topo250 / 1:250,000 file downloads

                          Just as we make the Topo50 / 1:50,000 downloads available, make Topo250 / 1:250,000 map sheets and Garmin Custom Map / KMZ downloads available.

                          9 votes
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                          • Subscription option to remove ads and provide personalised user space

                            For a small fee of maybe $25 / year a user can login to remove ads and get access to a personalised space with "my locations" for bookmarking locations and "my uploads" for hosting KML, GPX, etc. files on the site directly that can be private or shared.

                            If I was to offer a paid option I think I'd like to provide a bit more value for $10 / $10 a year. Perhaps a "my places" for bookmarking locations and "my uploads" for adding kml / gpx files, with the option of making the files shareable. I think I'll add…

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                            • Offer a paid option to suppress the 'you're running an ad blocker' popup

                              I have an adblocker running and I'd prefer to leave it on since I print maps off the website and like not having an ad in those printed maps.

                              I'm also conscious that I'm depriving you of revenue so have thrown money at your givealittle page.

                              I'd like to suppress the 'you're running an adblocker' popup. It'd be great if you could add functionality to sell me a licence key or whatever, that disabled the popup. I reckon a good portion of your adblocked audience would pay $10 to $20 for such a key.

                              Win-win I reckon. But I'd probably…

                              3 votes
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                              • 66 votes
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                                • Top suggestion would be to include the Walking Access database of public land

                                  Www.wams.org.nz publishes public data about public access and public land. I use you product a lot but have to cross over to ESRI explorer and pull up the WACS / WAMS data to see what is private or public land for navigation. Having this data in nztopomap would be fantastic leap forward for map users.
                                  Thanks

                                  36 votes
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                                  • WordPress plugin

                                    Make a WordPress plugin available to allow embedded topo maps to easily be added to WordPress pages.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Improve location search coverage

                                      Some locations can't be found through the location search such as Ngahiramai Hut in the Te Ureweras.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • LOC file support

                                        Add LOC file support to make the maps easier to use for geocaching. Needs to be supported in the same way as GPX, KML & KMZ files.

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                                        • DOC hunting areas

                                          Add DOC hunting areas to the map so they can be searched for and shown on the map.

                                          9 votes
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