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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 / Zoom out

zoom Zoom In/ Zoom Out Buttons 

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

ts pinch 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. 

ts reverse pinchOn 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.

navigation pan Panning

Pan 

Touch ts pan, hold ts tapand drag the screen in any direction to move to different areas on the map. 

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 

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

Navigation locateGeolocate 

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 tap the button once again.