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  1. 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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  2. 2 votes
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  3. 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…

    5 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. underwater lake contours for Lake Rotoiti

    show the depths within the lake itself

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  7. 7 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Add an option so north is shown directly upwards

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

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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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  15. 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…

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  17. WordPress plugin

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

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  18. Improve location search coverage

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

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  19. 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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  20. DOC hunting areas

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

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