Google has just announced that Street View is now available in New Zealand.
Whether or not you're concerned about the privacy implications, there is no denying it is pretty darn cool.
My impressions of Street View up until now is that it is mostly available only in more populated areas so I was quite surprised to find that even our little remote town of Takaka is available in Street View—and not just the main street. You can see the Lucid Design offices (see image above) but unfortunately this was taken before the renovations were complete.
Anyway, it's worth a look. Check out Commercial Street, Takaka