Auckland Traffic by Gravitini (Universal)
Released: Jan 22, 2009
Version: 1.4.4
Size: 3 MB
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Auckland Traffic

Auckland Traffic 1.4 provides real time maps with the following information:

- 200+ road sensor sites and 30+ traffic information signs in Auckland covering SH1, SH16 and SH20
- TREIS road events for all state highways in New Zealand including both current and planned events (delays / cautions / warnings / road closures)
- 100+ traffic cameras covering Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Wairoua, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin

Road sensors, traffic signs, traffic events and traffic cameras are integrated into 4 new map views (standard / satellite / hybrid / terrain) which can be easily scrolled and zoomed. In the new map views you can also show and follow your location.

Tap the light / dark (day / night) button (bottom left) to change and adjust the brightness of the new maps.

On the new maps each road sensor site changes colour and width to highlight traffic flow (colour) and congestion (width).

Green = Fast / Free Flowing, bigger = Potential Congestion
Orange = Reduced Speed, bigger = Moderate Congestion
Red = Slow, bigger = Heavy Congestion
Black = Crawl, bigger = Congested

Tap on the road sensor sites (light gray dot) to show the average speed, % speed of posted speed limit and age of the last estimate.

When traffic sign information is available an orange or red alert icon will appear indicating the direction of travel. Tap on the icon to view the message displayed on the traffic sign. Tap again to hide.

Road sensor sites and traffic signs fade over time as they become out of date.

When traffic events such as delays, cautions, warnings (!) or road closures (-) are available an orange or red alert icon will appear at the location of the event. Tap on the icon to view the event information. Tap again to hide. Use night mode to easily see scheduled events in the next 7 days.

Scheduled traffic events within 24 hours fade in over time. Tap on the icon to view the event information and planned start time. Tap again to hide.

You can show and hide traffic cameras on the maps using the camera icon (bottom right). The new maps show all available traffic cameras in New Zealand.

Tap one of the 100+ traffic camera icons to download the current camera image. Each traffic camera icon indicates the direction the camera is looking. To see more detail pinch zoom the camera image or double tap to display and exit full screen mode.

Tap the information (i) icon in the top right for a map key and additional preferences.

There are preferences to automatically refresh the feed and camera images every 30 seconds including an option to disable the auto-lock idle timer when on AC power.

Enjoy driving.

If you find this application useful, please write a review.

Data is sourced from the New Zealand Transport Agency ( then repackaged and optimised for iOS.

What's new in version 1.4.4
- improvements to road events...
- scheduled events now appear when less than 7 days to start
- scheduled events now fade in when less than 24 hours to start 
- changed scheduled event descriptions to show from/to [day] time
- added multiple annotations for area events
- added resizing of annotation call outs when rotating iPhone / iPod touch

COMING SOON: Traffic times from on-ramp to off-ramp for SH1, SH16 and SH20.
Our verdict: Good
  • + Auckland Traffic is a highly rated app (5-star).
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