Wayfinding

Wayfinding is a new browser-based app that lets you view digitised maps of the University. It allows you to perform outdoor and indoor navigation between two points, rooms or buildings.

To launch the app, please click on your Chrome or Safari browser, and go to maps.auckland.ac.nz. You will be taken to the following page:

Installing the Wayfinding app

Android

Please follow these steps for instructions on how to download the Wayfinding app to your Android device:

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome
  2. Go to https://maps.auckland.ac.nz
  3. Tap “Add Maps UOA to Home screen”.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to install 

If you didn’t click on “Add Maps UOA to Home screen”, you can still install the application by following instructions from the help menu item.

Please click on the menu in the top left corner, and follow the instructions displayed on the screen. 

IOS

Please follow these steps for instructions on how to download the Wayfinding app to your IOS device: 

  1. On your IOS device, open Safari 
  2. Go to https://maps.auckland.ac.nz
  3. Go to Menu, and click on the 'Help' link
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to install 

Desktop

To download the Wayfinding app to your desktop, please follow these steps:

  1. Open chrome browser 
  2. Go to https://maps.auckland.ac.nz 
  3. On the right side of browser URL, please click on the plus icon
  4. Click on the blue install button application on your desktop 

How to use the Wayfinding app

To find the location you’re looking for, all you need to do is start typing the room or building name in the search field. You’ll be provided with a drop down list of places that match the search criteria.

Once you select the location you’re looking for, the selected room or building will be highlighted on the map.