This website is a "virtual country" project. Our aim is to create a comprehensive Virtual New Zealand, combining satellite images and street maps with panoramic views and 3-D images. Using the interactive map you can:
Satellite images are courtesy of Google Maps. The quality of these images varies from place to place — some images are stunning quality and allow you to see houses and cars, but some images are quite blurry and only show the outlines of towns. All images will continue to improve as new satellite images are acquired.
This website was launched in 2006 and is a work in progress. We hope to include many more locations, images and other features throughout 2008.
3-D images are presented as either anaglyphs (requiring red-cyan viewers) and/or stereo pairs (requiring you to refocus your eyes). The anaglyphic images have been processed using
360° panoramas don't require any viewers or plugins other than Flash.