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The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has today opened public consultation on 18 proposals to assign new, or to alter or discontinue existing,
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today opened public consultation on an amended version of its proposal to assign the name ‘Stokes Beach
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has today opened public consultation on 11 proposals to assign new, or to alter existing, geographic names
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa today announced that it has approved as official the name ‘Te Kārearea Peak’ for a currently unnamed
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has agreed to defer its decision on the place name ‘Te Karearea Peak’ to allow it to be reported to
New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Chair Dr Don Grant today welcomed Land information Minister Maurice Williamson’s decision to formalise the English and Māori names of the
LINZ has published a copy of an independent report on its performance and capability , undertaken by the State Services Commission under the Performance Improvement Framework. The
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) will recommend to the Minister for Land Information that New Zealanders be given a choice about whether to use the English or the Māori
Finding and viewing information on official place names is now much easier, thanks to a new web-based database launched by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa last Thursday agreed to proceed to publicly consult on proposals to formally assign official alternative names
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is set to begin updating its electronic databases and hard copy publications to reflect that ‘Whanganui’ and ‘Wanganui
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) has today opened public consultation for three proposals, submitted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, regarding the
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (the Board) is looking to formalise the currently used and recorded English names for the North and South Islands of
Download examples of historic maps and charts with English and M ā ori names for the North Island and South Island. Please note that these are large image files. Unless you have a
What’s happening? The Board is seeking the public’s views on whether or not to formalise the names ‘North Island’ and ‘Te Ika-a-Māui’, and

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