[OSGeo-Discuss] Street address to coordinates database lookup?

Mike Toews mwtoews at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 15:35:55 PDT 2010

FYI, the terms you are looking for is geocoding and reverse geocoding


But I haven't done much of this myself, so that's where I stop being useful.


On 7 September 2010 15:01, Peter <webwiz at pl.net> wrote:
> In NZ as i guess in most places we have a national system of rural property
> addressing (RAPID) where the street number is based on how many meters down
> the road the property gate is. These are stored in Land Informations
> property on line database.
> My question is there any official or unofficial ways to access this street
> number to latlong coords data online?
> Googlemaps evidently has access to it for its searchs, failing better
> methods perhaps scrape their results page???
> Peter
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