‘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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David Cunliffe And
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David Cunliffe met with the press today after Saturday’s disappointing election result for The Labour Party.
“We are all deeply concerned by the result of our party vote. I want to be clear that I, as leader, am responsible for that result” Cunliffe said. Although he called the results “deeply disappointing” Cunliffe said “the voters are always right”.
He felt that Labour needed to make improvements and take action: “We don’t need months to get feedback from members of the public, we've had a lot over the past 48 hours”. More>>
Update: After a seven hour caucus meeting David Cunliffe has announced Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni as new party whips and said the Labour council will hold an independent review into the election result. He did not comment on any leadership vote.