LINZ closes its public counters

March 1, 2009

Richard Worth has missed out on a chance to issue a media statement. Probably, that’s because the news was bound to piss off some people.

And so it was left to his department, Land Information New Zealand, to announce (if that’s the word) the closing of its public counters and handle any squawks of protest from the public.

Some LINZ offices are being closed, too, and staff numbers reduced accordingly.

The LINZ statement announcing the closure is dated 23 February. The public counters were closed the same day.

Obviously the statement was released with no blasting of trumpets and the news media (according to Alf’s Google search this morning) did not hear of it – or if they did, they didn’t bother passing on the information.
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