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  1. 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

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    • 55 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.

        40 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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          • 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.

            20 votes
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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

              18 votes
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              • Upload GPX, KML & KMZ map overlays

                The ability to upload GPX, KML & KMZ overlay files directly to the service for displaying over the topo map without needing to self-host using a 3rd party service like Dropbox.

                This will make sharing tracks and other overlay information on the topo maps easier.

                15 votes
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                • Add grid numbers at sides of printed map

                  When printing a map, add grid numbers to the sides to make them easier to use.

                  13 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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                    • Zoom in more for comparing topo map against satellite imagery

                      When using the transparency control to compare the topo map against satellite imagery the ability to zoom in further would be handy as the satellite imagery has more detail available.

                      10 votes
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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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                        • 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.

                          8 votes
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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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                            • Xmas Pressie Hunt / Easter Egg Hunt / other hunt

                              Run another "hunt" to win prizes much like the Xmas Pressie Hunt ran in 2012 - http://nztopomap.tumblr.com/post/35049851139/christmas-pressie-hunt

                              7 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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                                • Remember map position between visits

                                  Remember the last location and zoom I was viewing on the map for next time I visit the service.

                                  3 votes
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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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • underwater lake contours for Lake Rotoiti

                                          show the depths within the lake itself

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