Te Tāhuna o Rangataua

GR 832 221


  • Te Tāhuna o Rangataua is now the official geographic name, as published in the New Zealand Gazette on 10 May 2012, and in relevant newspapers.   
  • Alteration from Rangataua Bay (official name)
  • Replacing New Zealand Gazette, 7 February 1974, No. 11, page 233.


Tidal mudflats and sandy area of the inner south-east reaches of Tauranga Harbour, bounded by State Highway 2 at west, and extending over Welcome Bay at the south-west. NZTopo50 BD37-Tauranga, GR 832 221. 


You can read the Te Tāhuna o Rangataua Geographic Name Proposal Report (PDF 173KB) (also available in HTML), which was considered by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) at its meeting on 29 April 2011. The report includes a printable map.

You can read the Te Tāhuna o Rangataua Submission Report (PDF 153KB), which was considered by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) at its meeting on 8-9 December 2011. The report includes a printable map.


This proposal is no longer open for public submissions.


View NZGB Public Consultation June 2011 in a larger map

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