OSM Wellington

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When: TBC
Where: TBC (map)
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This page is for information on the meetings, mapping parties, etc. for Openstreetmap Wellington

Please enter details into this Google form so we can start to get a sense of how many people there are out there interested in gettting together (NOTE: form results are public with those who have link. Form owner is Harry Chapman).

Venue

Until further notice, OSM Wellington meetings will be:
When: TBC
Where: TBC
Map:

Who's coming to a meetup?

For sure

Add yourself here if you're planning to come:

Maybe

Add yourself here if you might come, but you're not committing to anything. Please move your name up ^^ if you are available

  • Karora would love to come along, but away in Germany from 24th Feb to 12th March.
  • Edit the page to add your name here

Topics:

  • Future Meeting format/location/frequency
  • How will we build the OSM community in Wellington
    • encouraging mappers
  • Future subjects for meetings
    • JOSM/Potlatch tutorials (I can definitely help here - Leigh)
      • Methods to address inaccuracies/misalignment in Bing aerial imagery (and here - Leigh)
    • Other imports - Zenbu, DOC
    • Collecting data - mapping
  • Data Quality
  • Edit the page suggest topics here - feel free to add away, we can always prune later

Potential Topics

  • How will we build the OSM community in Wellington
    • getting more people/companies/government to use OSM maps and data
    • getting more data to import
  • The consequences of the license change by OSM
  • The LINZ import.
    • We have a data set from LINZ, but need volunteers and web tools to import/merge the data
    • If you have skills in developing web applications, please come along and tell us what you can do.
  • Future subjects for meetings
  • New Zealand-specific tile set
    • Maori names
  • Kindergarden tag
    • Kindergarden means a very specific service and philosophy in NZ, prefer a name that is inclusive to all early childhood
  • Edit the page suggest topics here - feel free to add away, we can always prune later

See also