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Place Names Register Extract

Vaney Road

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Name Vaney
Type Designation Road
Place Id 8157
Place Type Road
Status Revoked
Date Registered 2 September 1987
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Flying Officer P Laney who was aboard a Catalina Aircraft which crashed in the vicinity in January 1945. When the road was named it was believed the Flying Officer's name was Vaney. Subsequent investigation has revealed his name to be Laney.

Note: this road was never constructed and the spelling was incorrect so the road name was revoked in 2013.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/09/1987 NTG35
24/04/2013 NTG G17 Road name revoked
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