Navigation

NAVIGATING THE MAP

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To move around the map there are a number of zoom and pan methods that are available.

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zoom Zoom in or Zoom out

 Zoom In/ Zoom Out Buttons

  • Click on the + button to zoom in the map 
  • Click on the - button to zoom out of the map

On the Mouse or Track Pad - Zoom In/Out

To Zoom in, hold Shift and left click and drag a rectangle over the map. The map will zoom to area of the rectangle.

 ks shift + ms leftclick

Hold Shift, Ctrl and left click and drag a rectangle over the map. The map will zoom to area of the rectangle.

 ks shift ks ctrl  + ms leftclick

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navigation pan Panning

Pan

You can pan the map using the mouse/trackpad in any direction in the map.

On the map click and hold the left mouse button ms leftclick, drag the cursor in any direction, the map will pan in the direction you have dragged the cursor.

navigation extent Previous and next extent

Previous and Next Extent

Following any zoom or pan action you can use the Previous Extent button navigation extent pre to revert back to your previous view on the map. This is handy if you get 'lost' on the map or zoom to the wrong area. Use the Next Extent button navigation extent to switch back to your initial map view. 

Navigation home Home and Geolocate

Navigation homeHome 

Clicking the Home button will take you back to a view showing the whole of New Zealand.

Navigation locateGeo-locate 

Activating the Geolocate button will load a map view of your physical location. Your browser may first ask permission for wams.org.nz to access the location information of your device. To disable Geolocate click the button once again.