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 ===== Wanganui - Whanganui - What’s in an ‘h’? ===== ===== Wanganui - Whanganui - What’s in an ‘h’? =====
  
-There’s a big argument ​goingon ​in New Zealand – and it’s splitting communities – nay –families. Is there an ‘h’ in Wanganui?+There’s a big argument ​going on in New Zealand – and it’s splitting communities – nay –families. Is there an ‘h’ in Wanganui?
  
 The river is called the Whanganui, the area around is known as the Whanganui Regional Park – but the town has always been straight ‘Wanganui’. The vast majority of the townfolk (around 80%) want it to stay as it is – but the regional council, Government and Maoris want to add the ‘h’. The latest compromise is that it has been agreed that people can call it what they like – but anything official will contain the ‘h’. Sounds like Authority won over popular opinion then. The river is called the Whanganui, the area around is known as the Whanganui Regional Park – but the town has always been straight ‘Wanganui’. The vast majority of the townfolk (around 80%) want it to stay as it is – but the regional council, Government and Maoris want to add the ‘h’. The latest compromise is that it has been agreed that people can call it what they like – but anything official will contain the ‘h’. Sounds like Authority won over popular opinion then.
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