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Master Geek
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# 175141 18-Jun-2015 20:06
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So, we're moving into a new subdivision soon. 

However, the Apple maps data for this location is absolutely dire. Only a few streets have names, the sattellite data shows only farmland, etc.

Has anyone had any luck reporting outdated information and getting it updated?

The last time I tried this, I didn't see any changes for months, and only when I remembered to check a year or so later, was something done.

I'm hoping our house, scratch that, our suburb, will start existing on Apple Maps in a shorter timespan.

Any clues?

(The subdivision is Millwater, north of Silverdale).

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  # 1327518 18-Jun-2015 20:15
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I believe they used to buy it from but now use TomTom, contact them? or Apple themselves

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  # 1327525 18-Jun-2015 20:32
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I think you're onto a lost cause there, just wait and it may be updated at some indeterminate point in the future.  I raised the same error multiple times in the last few years about a non-existent road by Whitford in Auckland that is still unchanged.  There is/was a 'report a problem' form on the maps app - on iOS 7 it is in the bottom right corner.


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  # 1327529 18-Jun-2015 20:40
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It took about two years for Apple to remove the Subway restaurant that was apparently in a field near my house. And it was indeed removed, not moved to the correct place! Meanwhile, the Whakatane River still apparently ceases to exist about 2 km from the sea... 

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  # 1327537 18-Jun-2015 21:05
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I do that all the time. On a OS X you actually get push notification when an item you reported is fixed

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Master Geek
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  # 1327747 19-Jun-2015 11:18
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Thanks for confirming my fears :) 

Looks like I'll be relying on Google Maps then, at least they have my street labeled, even if they have the location of my number wrong.

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  # 1327784 19-Jun-2015 11:39
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At least you don't have a large plane runway outside your front door (Well that is what Apple Maps thinks there is still)

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