‘Whanganui’ To Be Reflected In LINZ Publications and Data
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Be Reflected In LINZ Publications and Data
Information New Zealand (LINZ) is set to begin updating its
electronic databases and hard copy publications to reflect
that ‘Whanganui’ and ‘Wanganui’ will shortly be
gazetted as alternative official geographic names.
gazetting of the names follows the passing of the Statutes
Amendment Bill (No3) in Parliament today
databases – including Landonline, Topographic and
Hydrographic datasets, the Authoritative Streets and Places
(ASP) database, etc – will be updated upon gazetting of
the names. Hard copy materials – such as maps and charts
– are to be updated at the time of their next publication
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