Links Page (*Outdated) Land Area Calculator    
Created for Christchurch by Payback Computer Service  
Measure the area of almost any shape on a Christchurch Google map  
This tool is useful for measuring the approximate area of land or any other large object such as a roof where you need a good estimate of the specified area to help with Insurance / EQC earthquake repairs.  
For instructions see below: Note: This page uses Version 2 of Google Maps which is now outdated, please see below:  
Zoom to Fit Defined Area Undo / Delete Last Point Clear All Points Edit / Trim Defined Area Reset Map To Chch CBD  
Defined Area = 0 metres2 or 0 acres
Pan using your mouse to the Christchurch property you want to measure.
Use the mouse wheel or click the white + button (top left on the map) to zoom in to the area you want to measure.

Switch to Map view to see and measure the boundaries of a property more accurately if they are obscured by foliage etc.
Click at the first point you want to start measuring from on the property to start defining an area to be measured.
A red marker will appear and move to mark each point you select.
Click all the subsequent points along the outside edge of the shape you want to calculate the area of.
As you add points the total defined area of your chosen shape will be calculated and displayed above the map.
* This Land Area Calculator uses Google Maps V2, for a much more powerful but trickier (til you get the hang of it) version using
Google Maps API V3 click here

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