Talk:Chatham Island

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This double naming is deprecate on Wikipedia, it should be plain Chatham Island. PatGallacher (talk) 18:41, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

Why not plain Rekohu? The use of Māori (or in this case Mōriori) place names alongside English – especially for natural features like mountains, rivers and islands – is strongly encouraged in New Zealand, especially for reference sources. Koro Neil (talk) 15:37, 2 September 2011 (UTC)
Because this is English Wikipedia. If several names exist for a place, the most common name in English is preferred, and Rekohu is not the most common name in English, globally. --Florian Blaschke (talk) 19:38, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

Discrepant population figures[edit]

The Chatham Islands article gives the population of the group as 650 (According to Chatham Islands Council). With the population of Pitt at 38, that makes the figure of "about 300" given for Chatham Island here discrepant. Koro Neil (talk) 15:37, 2 September 2011 (UTC)