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hebbet [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 1, 2008
11 years ago4,100 views

computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/n ...
<<Tuesday, 2 December, 2008

Google today launched Street View on Google Maps in New Zealand. Street View lets users view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of local cities, towns, regions and remote areas.>>

Street View will be available in Auckland and Christchruch and in some other areas

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

It is here!

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David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

(Kind of made me afraid, the google logo in the sky... big brother watching over you...)

Hope they will soon continue releasing picture for europe, I heard a rumor that google streetview is so data intensive that the release date has to do with server capacity... not sure where I heard this and whether its true...

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

NIce! i'm waiting for Holland, hope that it will show up soon.

Above 4 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

It feels like the map data is of a worse quality in new zealand then the one in america, as in various cities the road lines went totally "berserk" (e.g. Hanmer Springs, Canterbury) I saw it various times in america as well, but now the first three cities I checked had these problems.

PS. If I am not stating the problem clearly, I mean where the gps data does not exactly maths the map creating roads jumping from one road to another and road lines going through buildings.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

>> Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin are listed in configuration file.

Mark [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

www.suburbview.co.nz Has just enabled Google Street View for New Zealand Real Estate.

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The post's link goes to Google Main page still

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Less than a month ago:
blogoscoped.com/forum/144528.h ...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

> The post's link goes to Google Main page still

Works here, I guess it's dependent on whether the update's already rolled out for you or ...?

ja [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

how does a chinese understand "verification number" on chinese when its on english written?

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Philipp: Works now as well (FF & Mac)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The first observations:
blogoscoped.com/forum/120363.h ...

Eric Jensen [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Nope Street view does not exist in New Zealand....
At least according to the street view website:
maps.google.com/help/maps/stre ...

But all kidding aside it is awesome.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Eric, that's because you're viewing the US version of the site. Try this:

maps.google.co.nz/help/maps/st ...

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

This one should work better ;)
maps.google.co.nz/intl/en/help ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Thanks T & T!

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Former Prime Minister of New-Zealand spotted in Street View:
snipurl.com/73wtj
[via Twitter]

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