Census forms delivered from tomorrow
Hon Maurice Williamson
15 February 2013
forms delivered from tomorrow
New Zealand is gearing
up for the largest government-run activity this year, the
Census on March 5th.
Statistics Minister Maurice
Williamson says more than 7,000 census collectors will from
tomorrow start delivering census forms to every home.
“Included with forms is an internet access code for
people to complete them online, which is a secure, quick and
“The Government has set 10 Better
Public Services results, including, New Zealanders can
complete their transactions with the Government easily in a
digital environment. The 2013 Census is an example of how
we are doing that by making it easy for people to take part
in this important event online.”
Zealand expects more than two million census forms will be
completed online on Census day.
“If everyone in a
household completes forms online then the census collector
will receive a text saying they don’t have to return that
address to collect them,” Mr Williamson says.
Official census collectors will be wearing a yellow
identification badge and carrying a blue census bag.
The 0800 CENSUS helpline is also ready to take calls from
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