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# 249022 20-Apr-2019 10:25
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Just curious to know there are highway webcams but are there any pedestrian webcams to see how busy places are?  Am just curious to know yesterday Good Friday how quiet Queen Street was and how about today / later today with things all open? 


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  # 2223414 24-Apr-2019 21:34
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Only ones I know that are publically available are the NZTA ones -



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  # 2223425 24-Apr-2019 22:13
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Given the decreased cost of web access and IP cameras over the years, it is a bit strange that there now seem to be fewer publicly accessible pedestrian hotspot cameras than there were a decade ago.


For instance I know that Citylink used to have a Courtenay Place webcam in addition to their traffic ones, but that has been offline for years now (ran from 2008-2013 according to this site). 


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  # 2223453 25-Apr-2019 00:36
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I could do with access to the web cams at the drive-thru so I can see what the queue is like 😁

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  # 2223464 25-Apr-2019 08:19
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Acceptance of the surveillance society? Looking forward to blanket coverage of webcams, facial recognition and AI to predict where you are going and what you are doing, push targeted adverts spammed to all channels, and the police hanging around locations deemed likely to be troublesome.


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  # 2223473 25-Apr-2019 09:11
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Could always use Google Maps to help determine if busy or not, clicking on a listed business usually says down the side how busy it currently is (assuming based off how many people have Google Maps installed on their phones)

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