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Plan to give SH1 seven 'unpronounceable' Maori names decried as 'PC gone haywire' -

Plans for renaming part of State Highway 1 have been blasted for offering "unpronounceable" Maori words and over-complicating a simple strip of asphalt. Some have called it "PC gone haywire" while others say it's just part of being a Kiwi. About 18 ...and more »

Former State Highway One through Kapiti to get new names - New Zealand Herald

A small working party has put forward suggestions for renaming of State Highway 1 through parts of Kapiti, which honours people who have contributed to biculturalism in the district. Council invited the community to have a say on name options for the ...and more »

Proposed names for new Kapiti Coast roads criticised - Newstalk ZB

Plans for renaming part of State Highway 1 on the Kapiti Coast are being criticised as the new names are hard to pronounce. Kerre and Mark chat to callers about their thoughts on the names proposed for the new roads that will replace 18 km of SH1 ...and more »