Find out the types of names the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) is responsible for, its areas of jurisdiction, and its governing legislation.
Use these resources to find official and unofficial names for features and places in New Zealand, Antarctica and the Pacific.
Make a proposal for a new, altered or discontinued name, and find out how the NZGB considers proposals.
Read about current proposals supported by the NZGB and how you can have your say by making a submission on a proposed name.
Find out about the NZGB's recent naming decisions and determinations. You can also find out about past decisions and determinations.