To move around the map there are a number of zoom and pan methods that are available.
Zoom In/ Zoom Out Buttons
- Tap on the + button to zoom in the map
- Tap on the - button to zoom out of the map
On the Touch Screen - Zoom In
Place two fingers on the touch screen, move the two fingers towards each other as if you are pinching the screen. The map will continue to zoom in until the fingers are no longer touching the screen.
On the Touch Screen - Zoom Out
Using two fingers on the touch screen, reverse pinch the screen. The map will continue to zoom out until the fingers are no longer touching the screen.
Touch , hold and drag the screen in any direction to move to different areas on the map.
Previous and Next Extent
Following any zoom or pan action you can use the Previous Extent button 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 to switch back to your initial map view.
Tapping the Home button will take you back to a view showing the whole of New Zealand.
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