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us: Chatham Islands (N.Z.)


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    • us: Chatham Islands County (N.Z.)
    • us: County of Chatham Islands (N.Z.)
    • us: Rēkohu (N.Z.)
    • us: Rākohu (N.Z.)
    • us: Wharekauri (N.Z.)
    • us: Whare Kauri (N.Z.)
    • us: Chatham Islands Nomenclature (N.Z.)
    • us: Chatham Islands Territory (N.Z.)
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      • found: Statesman's yrbk., 1989-90: p. 915, etc. (Chatham Islands, N.Z. county)
      • found: Chatham Islands County (N.Z.). County Council. Audited statement of accounts, 1978 p. 1 (County of Chatham Islands)
      • found: GEOnet, Nov. 18, 2008 (Chatham Islands [short name] County--ADM1, 44°00ʹ S 176°30ʹ W)
      • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 12, 2008 (The archipelago of the Chatham Islands (Rekohu in the Moriori language and Wharekauri in the Māori language), is a territory of New Zealand and consists of about 10 islands within a 40-km radius. The remote islands, located over 800 kilometers east of southern New Zealand, have officially belonged to the country since 1842; 1995: The Chatham Islands County was dissolved and reconstituted, by a specific Act of Parliament, as the "Chatham Islands Territory" with powers similar to those of territorial authorities and some functions similar to those of a regional council)
      • found: New Zealand gazetteer of official geographic names, offshore islands, Nov. 18, 2008 (Chatham Islands Nomenclature--Misc, 43°50ʹS 176°30ʹW)
      • found: Statoids, Nov. 18, 2008 (primary divisions: Chatham Islands--territorial authority)
      • found: Col. gaz. of the world, Nov. 18, 2008 (Chatham Islands; island group, N.Z.; after 1989 reorganization, Chatham Isls. remain only co. in N.Z.)
      • found: New Zealand official yearbook, 1995 p. 78 (Territorial authorities [include] 1 county council (Chatham Islands) p. 79 (Chatham Islands County); 1996: p. 54 (Territorial authorities [include] the Chatham Islands Council; Chatham Islands Territory)
      • found: The Reed dictionary of modern Māori, 1995 p. 217 (Rēkohu, Chatham Islands (original name)) p. 316 (Whare Kauri, Chatham Islands, Rākohu)
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      • 1990-08-06: new
      • 2010-05-17: revised
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