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    Default What do you think of the new MetService website

    I often check the weather situation at the MetService website but I find the new website design too busy and after some days of sticking with it I was about to search for another site with a more simple layout when I discovered that MetService has an option to select the old site still

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    the new site is awefull. Looks prettier & more modern, but actually worse .
    Usual case of spend our money to fix something that wasnt broken .

    Thanks for the info about still being able to access the old site. Its much better for a quick look.

    https://old.metservice.com/towns-cities/auckland
    With the old siteI quickly see what I want to know, rain forcast for the week.

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    Don't like it at all, the previous one was clear, concise and easy to follow my area or further afield. Yes agree it is far to busy.

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    Thanks for telling that - I'll share with a number of my friends.
    Now-if I could just remember where I left my brain...

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    Quote Originally Posted by 1101 View Post
    the new site is awefull. Looks prettier & more modern, but actually worse .
    Usual case of spend our money to fix something that wasnt broken .

    Thanks for the info about still being able to access the old site. Its much better for a quick look.

    https://old.metservice.com/towns-cities/auckland
    With the old siteI quickly see what I want to know, rain forcast for the week.
    You have my 100% agreement! I'm pleased to be back at the 'old' site and I hope that they don't try to coerce us over to the 'new' site.
    Either go where you're looking or look where you're going!

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    best..comment..ever (facebook) " Looks like Metservice’s “New Coke” moment"

    "One of New Zealand's most important and popular websites has undergone a $1.7 million revamp based on the scrutiny of more than 1000 people."

    $1.7M. God help us. Another NZ Dept wasting money .

    Obviously, they didnt get an real world Joe(Jane) Average bloke to test it first .
    Look at the feedback on FB. Theres a lot of hate on the new look
    https://www.facebook.com/MetService/...6648763839953/

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    It's bloody awful.
    FTW

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    Hmm, just looked. It's OK.
    Seems mainly vertical vs horizontal...but I mainly just go to city, then extended.
    Tells me what I want to know, without bothering me...
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    The old layout was much better than the new one.

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    Default Re: What do you think of the new MetService website

    I don't think it matters if they can't get the weather right anyway.

    But $1.7m .......
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