Kia ora, and welcome to maps help
We designed this guide for users of all skill levels, to familiarise themselves with our Maps and the new Pocket Maps mobile app. The advice includes basic navigation and map tools, saving maps, advanced tools and learning more about our data, layers and information.
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How to use the help guide
You can visit each section in the order below, to make the most of this help guide. You can also visit specific topics in this guide easily and browse each area. If you need to go back or visit a previous section or sub-section, be sure to use the top navigation (breadcrumbs) as pictured below.
Pocket Maps help
A help guide to using the mobile app Pocket Maps. Learn about the different tools available on the app and how to make the most use out of them.
About our maps
Learn about our Maps and why they can be useful for helping you find out more about public access to the outdoors, in Aotearoa.
Learn about basic and advanced mapping tools; from switching basemaps, to drawing running routes to exporting GPX hunting locations for GPS devices.
Login and save maps
Learn the basics of logging in to Our Maps, creating maps and saving them for future use.
Learn more about the layers and data behind our maps. Further information on updates, map services, and our data use disclaimer.
Our maps are generally well behaved, but every so often something doesn't work the way you expect.
Use this page to solve any problems you may be having.