In August 2009 the Council made a submission to the NZ Geographic Board, on behalf of the Wanganui community, on the spelling of Wanganui. The submission included an independent report from eminent historian Diana Beaglehole and a letter to the editor of the Wanganui Chronicle regarding the Beaglehole Report.
Click on the links below to view:
Submission (PDF, 24KB)
Beaglehole Report (PDF, 62KB)
Letter re Beaglehole Report (PDF, 26KB)
Read more... including a summary of the Beaglehole report and summaries of reports by Bruce Stirling and Che Wilson which formed part of the application by Te Runanga O Tupoho to the NZ Geographic Board to change the spelling.