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  1. Complete the spelling change from 'Rimutaka' to 'Remutaka'

    As far as I can see all previous uses of "Rimutaka" on the topomap have, appropriately, been changed to "Remutaka", following the Geographic Board's decision of October 2017.

    To complete this change you need to update the searchable list of feature names, which still has multiple occurrences of "Rimutaka" and none of "Remutaka"

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  2. Show additional information from GPX file

    When plotting from a GPX file show a different colour for each track segment (as defined in the GPX file).
    When plotting from a GPS file show waypoint and name.

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  3. Improve the search

    Improve the search so when I enter say "murphy" it finds "murphys" etc
    e.g. murphy is the equivalent of murphys* (string plust wildcard).

    Alternatively allow users to specify wildcards

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  4. Guru Maps app integration (for offline geo-tracking, etc.)

    Guru Maps is a third party mapping application that can use any map source (with the proper integration file).

    https://gurumaps.app/

    Creating a Guru Maps .ms (map source) file would allow NZ Topo Maps to be loaded into Guru Maps. This would add the following functionality instantly:
    - offline map use (downloadable map)
    - live geo-tracking offline
    - gpx file generation (log/save/export)
    - importing of gpx/kml/kmz layers over NZ Topo Map
    - as-the-crow-flies distance measurement between any two points
    - saving of pins (in collections)
    - alternating between NZ Topo and other map sources with the same data layers still intact

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  5. Provide sorting options for the Search Results

    Its not clear how or why the search results returned are ordered.
    I'd like to suggest some options be provided.
    1) closeness to location shown on map currently displayed
    2) strict alphabetically
    3) north to south or vice versa)
    and possibly a filter, e.g. restrict to region.

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  6. Add Open Street Map as a layer

    Allow Open STreet map as a layer for non NZ locations

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  7. adding some functions to NZ Topo Map

    1)login option by facebook etc
    2) add marking points so I can drop a pin where I climbed or visited
    3) add 3D map
    4) add racing route options so I know which route I walked

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  8. Add to the API the ability to specify the layer and the transparency

    Add to the API the ability to specify the layer and the transparency.
    e.g.
    &layer=aerial
    &tp=50 (percent).
    See also https://kiwiwiki.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Cookbook/NZTopoAPI

    3 votes
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  9. include a 'pen' button

    include a 'pen' button that, once pressed, allows you to draw a route on a map in a separate 'layer' which could then be saved or shared with others. Also distance could be calculated - either based on topography (if possible) or as the crow flies.

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  10. Permanent Points Of Interest

    For 'adventurers' being able to say, login to topomaps nz and being able to place markers at points of interest that you can always come back and refer to at a later date would be amazing. I myself am a photographer and the option to place markers at a potential spot would be an immense addition for many people who use this service.

    Cheers

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  11. Add an API to allow place name to be used

    Add an API parameter e.g. mapname="Mount-Ruapehu/Manawatu-Wanganui"
    to allow a place name, rather than reference to be used in embedded maps

    https://kiwiwiki.co.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Cookbook/NZTopoAPI

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  12. Easy searchable link to the Harper Pinnacles

    Often during "Peninsula Tramping Club" trips to this area we visit the HARPER PINNACLES. This is a popular formation up the Harper River (true Right) from the Avoca River confluence.
    Picture <http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Mx9G41bXeuY/UwFeSS6Su9I/AAAAAAAAHv8/lbILv5QV5XI/s1600/DSC02886.JPG>

    This is on the Te Araroa Trail Catherine Stream closest link down river on true left <https://www.topomap.co.nz/NZTopoMap/nz31248/Catherine-Stream/Canterbury>

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  13. OSX Apple iPhone App

    Such a great resource should be available for iphones too! I would use this a lot, especially with the offline availability. And yes I'm well aware of map toaster, but the overlays with aerial and satellite imagery is game changer.

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  14. Include Street names in search.

    Currently Street names cannot be searched for. For example Scotts Road and Mangatarere Valley Road are used to access the Tararuas. But you can't find them to plan your drive to the road end.
    I suggestion that street names be added to the search, but optionally, so you might have to click a box to include street names into the search.

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  16. Support locations via what3words

    Support indexing via what3words. This is an brilliant indexing system for the entire world where each 3x3m location can be indexed via 3 words. For example, the ChristChurch Cathedral can be located using "loaf.reason.closed"; much easier to say than "-43.5309188,172.6371539"

    This location cane be shown on a map using the url http://w3w.co/loaf.reason.closed

    I think two features would be really useful here:
    * Display the what3words location of the cursor in the Coordinates menu.
    * Provide an alternate URL scheme to allow the w3w address to be added to allow embedding, links etc.

    From the what2words website:

    what3words is a really…

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. underwater lake contours for Lake Rotoiti

    show the depths within the lake itself

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

    Northing and Eastings displayed on the printed map

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