RP: are the ways closed? riverbank requires that they are. it also requires they are oriented a particular way. see the wiki for more information
HB: yes, they are closed areas (thus "_poly"). Water should be on the right side of the way, land on the left. Note this layer has no river name or direction associated with it, that's in river_cl.
Earmarked layer to export using reversed (CW) ways.
Chatham Isl uploaded 5 May 2010 (HB).
Stewart Isl uploaded 29 Dec 2010 in changeset 6794995 (HB).
HB 22 Aug 2012: looks good to me for the mainland.
Glen wrote on the ML: Looks good to me.