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Dr Geoffrey Hayes

Population projections mapping Nelson’s future growth challenged

Retired demographer Dr Geoffrey Hayes is calling on Nelson City Council to commission a new set of population projections, saying the model it has used is flawed.

“What they have done is not standard,” said Hayes, who used to work for the United Nations Population Fund as a technical adviser on population and development. “The methodology is flawed, therefore, the results cannot be properly assessed.”

Article Source: Stuff – Cherie Sivignon

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