Decisions of The New Zealand Geographic Board

10 May 2001

Notice of Intention to Assign a Place Name

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Pursuant to section 12 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946, notice is hereby given of the intention of the New Zealand Geographic Board to assign the new name stated in the first column of the Schedule below, to the respective place described in the second column of the Schedule.

Objection to the proposed name may be given in writing, setting out the grounds for objection, to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, C/- Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington, within a period of 3 months from the date of the New Zealand Gazette containing this notice.

Schedule

Gisborne Land District

Karirangi
Hill at height 213m, 1km inland from Whanarua Bay, Bay of Plenty. Topographic map Y14, Cape Runaway, GR 2933730E 6379460N. Currently named Kerirangi. Trig station 'E Kerirangi' (not beaconed) is located on this hill.

Motu Papaka Islands
Two small islands at the eastern head of Whanarua Bay, Bay of Plenty. Topographic map Y14, Cape Runaway, GR 2932800E 6380750N. Currently named Motu Papaku Island.

Te Hoe a Taikehu
Hill at height 650m, approximately 20km south east of Opotiki. Topographic map 260 X15, Omaio, GR 2904200E 6343100N. Currently named Hoiataikahu. Trig station '525 Hoiataikahu' (not beaconed) is located on this hill.

Te Pakira
Hill at height 826m, approximately 25km south east of Opotiki. Topographic map 260 X16, Motu, GR 2905200E 6338750N. Currently named Te Pakora by NZ Gazette 1948 page 939. Trig station 'Te Pakora No 1' (not beaconed) is located on this hill.

Te Whatui
Hill at height 854m, approximately 25km south east of Opotiki. Topographic map 260 X16, Motu, GR 2905600E 6337550N. Currently named Te Pakora (not official). Trig station 'Te Pakora No 2' is located on this hill.

Taranaki Land District

Lake Cowley
Small lake south of Waitara. Topographic map Q19, Waitara, GR 2617000E 6242900N. Not named on current mapping.

Wellington Land District

Summerhill
New suburb of Palmerston North, south of the Manawatu River and east of Massey University. Topographic map T24, Palmerston North, GR 2734000E 6088000N. Not named on current mapping.

Marlborough Land District

Konini Bay
Small bay at the south western extremity of Arapawa Island, Queen Charlotte Sound (Totaranui). Topographic map P27, Picton, GR 2608300E 5995500N. Not named on current mapping.

Nelson Land District

Tophouse Settlement
New locality, approximately 8km north east of Saint Arnaud, along SH 63. Topographic map N29, Saint Arnaud, GR 2504300E 5937000N. Not named on current mapping.

Westland Land District

Dorreen Creek
Stream located approximately 8km north east of Arthur's Pass, flowing from Mount Stuart into the Deception River. Topographic map K33, Otira, GR 2396000E 5813500N. Currently named Doreen Creek.

Canterbury Land District

Eyrewell
New locality, situated between the Waimakariri and Eyre Rivers, bounded to the west by Wrights, Coffey and Wolffs Roads and to the east by Two Chain Road and including Eyrewell Forest. The current localities of The Warren, Cust, West Eyreton and Eyreton surround it. Topographic map L35, Waimakariri, GR 2448000E 5754000N and M35, Christchurch, GR 2457000E 5756000N. Not named on current mapping.

Gamack Range
Range of mountains lying between the Murchison and Godley Rivers, north of Lake Tekapo, and extending generally southwards from Jollie Peak on the Liebig Range to Mount Stevenson. Topographic map I36, Godley, GR 2294000E 5717000N and I37, Lake Tekapo, GR 2292000E 5708000N. Currently named Gammack Range by NZ Gazette 1971 page 259.

Otago Land District

Little Domett
Mountain at height 1860m, centred between Otematata, Oamaru and Ranfurly. Topographic map 260 I40, Kurow, GR 2303720E 5591110N. Currently named Little Domet. Trig station 'C Little Domet' (not beaconed) is located on this mountain.

Te Huruhuru/Mount Domett
Mountain at height 1942m, centred between Otematata, Oamaru and Ranfurly. Topographic map 260 I40, Kurow, GR 2302200E 5590250N. Currently named Mount Domet.

Southland Land District

Big Island
Confirmed name for an island within the Boat Group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2094500E 5327300N. Currently shown as Big Island on mapping. Also known as Stage Island.

Betsy Island
Confirmed name for an island within the Boat Group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2095400E 5328200N. Currently shown as Betsy Island on mapping. Also known as Return Island and Temaka Island.

Goose Island
Confirmed name for a small island south of Boat Group and south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2095700E 5323000N. Currently shown as Goose Island on mapping. Also known as Kuihi Island.

Horomamae/Owen Island
Confirmed dual name for an island near the mouth of the Lords River/Tütaekawetoweto, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2142000E 5331850N. Horomamae Island (Owen) currently shown on mapping and official by NZ Gazette 1998 page 78.

Kundy Island
Confirmed name for an island within the Boat Group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2096500E 5329500N. Currently shown as Kundy Island on mapping. Also known as Kanu Island and First Island.

Lake Earnshaw
Small lake feeding the Cockburn Stream, which flows into the Spey River. Topographic map C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2056850E 5496300N. Currently named Lake Earnslaw.

Mokihiiti/Little Moggy Island
Confirmed dual name for an island in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2086300E 5326500N. Mokoiti Island (Little Moggy) currently shown on mapping. Mokiiti Island official by NZ Gazette 1948 page 939; then changed to Mokoiti Island by NZ Gazette 1962 page 2021; then Little Moggy added as the alternative name by NZ Gazette 1966 page 18; and then Mokoiti Island (Little Moggy) became official by NZ Gazette 1998 page 78.

Mokihinui/Big Moggy Island
Confirmed dual name for an island in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C49 & D49, Mount Allen, GR 2085500E 5325500N. Mokonui Island (Big Moggy) currently shown on mapping. Mokinui Island official by NZ Gazette 1948 page 939 (replaced Kackarow or Moggy); then changed to Mokonui Island by NZ Gazette 1962 page 2021; then Big Moggy added as the alternative name by NZ Gazette 1966 page 18; and then Mokonui Island (Big Moggy) became official by NZ Gazette 1998 page 78.

Motunui/Edwards Island
Confirmed name for an island, 10km north east of Halfmoon Bay (Oban) and included in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, Foveaux Strait. Topographic map 260 D48, E48 & F48, Halfmoon Bay, GR 2145000E 5364000N. Currently named Edwards Island (Motunui) on mapping. Edwards Island official by NZ Gazette 1966 page 18.

Mount Moturau
Mountain at height 1497m, rising south west of the Hope Arm of Lake Manapouri and clearly visible from Manapouri township. Topographic map C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2080950E 5497500N. Not named on current mapping.

Mount Moturau
Mountain at height 1497m, rising south west of the Hope Arm of Lake Manapouri and clearly visible from Manapouri township. Topographic map C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2080950E 5497500N. Not named on current mapping.

North Island
Confirmed name for a small island, 12km north east of Halfmoon Bay (Oban) and included in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, Foveaux Strait. Topographic map 260 D48, E48 & F48, Halfmoon Bay, GR 2146500E 5366300N. Currently shown as North Island on mapping. Also known as Pikomamaku Island and Pikoiti Island.

Pihore Island
Confirmed name for a small island, in Chew Tobacco Bay, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2145600E 5344900N. Currently shown as Pihore Island on mapping. Also known as Chew Tobacco Island.

Pohowaitai Island
Confirmed name for an island west of Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2080000E 5316500N. Currently shown as Pohowaitai Island on mapping. Also known as Pohowaita Island and Wedge Island.

Pomatakiarehua Island
Confirmed name for a small island south of Rukawahakura Island in the Breaksea Islands group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, east of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2145300E 5333700N. Currently shown as Pomatakiarehua Island on mapping. Also known as Pohomatakiarehua Island.

Potuatua Island
Confirmed name for a small island south of Rukawahakura Island in the Breaksea Islands group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, east of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2145600E 5333850N. Currently shown as Potuatua Island on mapping. Also known as Pohotuatua Island.

Poutama Island
Confirmed name for an island south of Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2085700E 5312200N. Currently shown as Poutama Island on mapping. Also known as Evening Island.

Proclamation Islets
Two small islands in Shipbuilders Cove, South Arm, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2101000E 5319200N. Not named on current mapping.

Pukeweka Island
Confirmed name for a small island north east of Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2088500E 5317200N. Currently shown as Pukeweka Island on mapping. Also known as Pukuweka Island.

Putauhina Island
Confirmed name for an island north west of Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2084600E 5318000N. Currently shown as Putauhina Island on mapping. Also known as Putahina Island and Hidden Island.

Rawiri Bay
Bay in the Hope Arm of Lake Manapouri. Topographic map C43, Manapouri, GR 2084000E 5501500N. Not named on current mapping.

Rukawahakura Island
Confirmed name for an island in the Breaksea Islands group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, east of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2145400E 5334200N. Currently shown as Rukawahakura Island on mapping. Also known as Pukawahakura Island.

Sholl Stream
Stream flowing from a peak at height 1133m in the Wall Mountains into the Spey River. Topographic map C43, Manapouri, GR 2058800E 5501000N, C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2059700E 5499000N. Currently named Shott Stream.

Takawini Island
Confirmed name for a small island south east of Rukawahakura Island in the Breaksea Islands group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, east of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2145900E 5333900N. Currently shown as Takiwiwini Island on mapping.

Tamaitemioka Island
Confirmed name for an island west of Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2080400E 5317200N. Currently shown as Tamaitemioka Island on mapping. Also known as Takaitemioka Island.

Taukihepa/Big South Cape Island
Confirmed dual name for an island in the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, south west of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2087000E 5316000N. Big South Cape Island (Taukihepa) currently shown on mapping. Big South Cape Island official by NZ Gazette 1966 page 18 (replaced Long Island or Jura). Also known as Taukiepa Island.

Titi/Muttonbird Islands
Confirmed dual name for five groups of islands around Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic maps 260 D48, E48 & F48, Halfmoon Bay, GR 2145750E 5363400N; C49 &D49, Mount Allen, GR 2091220E 5326360N (Boat Group) and GR 2083500E 5323500N; E49, Port Adventure, GR 2144800E 5333280N (Breaksea Islands); and C50 & D50, South Cape/Whiore, GR 2080500E 5315470N. Currently shown as Muttonbird (Titi) Islands on mapping.

Weka Island
Confirmed name for a small island off Stirling Head, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2146300E 5339100N. Currently shown as Weka Island on mapping. Also known as Pukaweka Island.

Wharepuaitaha Island
Confirmed name for an island in the Breaksea Islands group of the Muttonbird (Titi) Islands, east of Stewart Island/Rakiura. Topographic map 260 E49, Port Adventure, GR 2146000E 5332900N. Currently shown as Wharepuaitaha Island on mapping. Also known as Te Wharepuaitaha Island.

Wynne Burn
Stream flowing between Mount Memphis and Pinnacle into the Spey River. Topographic map C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2055300E 5498000N. Currently named Wynn Burn.

Dated at Wellington this 1st day of March 2001

W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

Notice of Final Decision to Assign Place Names

Pursuant to section 15 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946, notice is hereby given of the final decision of the New Zealand Geographic Board to assign the names stated in the first column of the Schedule below, to the places described in the second column of the said Schedule and that such decisions shall take effect on 20 February 2001.

Schedule

Nelson Land District

Mount Blackadder
Mountain at height 1556m, approximately 9 km north west of Springs Junction. Topographic map 260 L31, Springs Junction, GR 2438500E 5882440N. Not named on current mapping.

Dated at Wellington this 1st day of March 2001

W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

Final Place Names in the Ross Dependency, Antarctica

Ross Island - New Place Names

Place Name Latitude Longitude
Keys Point 77°14'S 166°22'E
Takahe Nunatak 77°13'S 166°48'E
Kakapo Nunatak 77°13'S 166°48'E
Norman Crag 77°14'S 166°45'E
Ruru Crests 77°14'S 166°38'E
Nash Peak 77°15'S 166°45'E
Wong Peak 77°15'S 166°50'E
Beeby Peak 77°15'S 166°54'E
Keys Hill 77°17'S 166°35'E
Kea Nunataks 77°17'S 166°51'E
Kaka Nunatak 77°17'S 166°52'E
Tazieff Rocks 77°27'S 166°30'E
Krall Crags 77°27'S 166°48'E
Tarr Nunatak 77°29'S 166°53'E
Alcorta Rocks 77°30'S 166°22'E
Cashman Crags 77°32'S 166°51'E
Tech Crags 77°37'S 166°45'E
Grazyna Bluff 77°38'S 166°49'E
Esser Bluff 77°38'S 166°54'E
Centipede Nunatak 77°45'S 166°53'E
Rodgers Point 77°46'S 166°47'E
Ackley Point 77°47'S 166°55'E
Sheppard Crater 77°48'S 166°50'E
Polar Bear Point 77°49'S 166°51'E
Te Puna Roimata Peak 77°27'S 167°34'E
Coleman Peak 77°29'S 167°29'E
Millennium Peak 77°30'S 167°27'E
Oamaru Peak 77°28'S 167°54'E
Caldwell Peak 77°29'S 167°54'E
Joyce Peak 77°28'S 168°12'E
Giggenbach Ridge 77°28'S 168°20'E
Barker Peak 77°30'S 168°18'E
Kristin Peak 77°26'S 168°19'E
Manahan Peak 77°29'S 168°26'E
Mount Sutherland 77°30'S 168°28'E
Moore Peak 77°31'S 168°27'E
Kienle Nunataks 77°28'S 168°36'E
Ohau Peak 77°30'S 168°42'E
Mount Mclntosh 77°31'S 168°41'E
Tekapo Ridge 77°30'S 168°52'E
Parawera Cone 77°29'S 168°59'E
Mount Melton 77°31'S 168°52'E
Lofty Promenade 77°31'S 168°52'E
Guardrail Ridge 77°32'S 168°50'E
Sherve Peak 77°31'S 168°46'E
Coughran Peak 77°32'S 168°53'E
Lutz Hill 77°32'S 169°02'E
Panter Ridge 77°33'S 169°03'E
Detrick Peak 77°32'S 169°06'E
Allen Rocks 77°33'S 169°09'E
Pōnui Nunatak 77°35'S 169°01'E
Kaminuma Bluff 77°36'S 168°57'E
Warren Ridge 77°28'S 169°05'E
Dibble Peak 77°29'S 169°03'E
Tarakākā Peak 77°30'S 169°09'E
Gamble Cone 77°28'S 169°14'E
Mūmū Nunatak 77°27'S 169°04'E
Palais Bluff 77°19'S 166°33'E
Dufek Head 77°37'S 167°42'E
Scanniello Peak 77°31'S 168°49'E
Chuan Peak 77°29'S 168°21'E
Kyle Hills 77°30'S 169°02'E
Mount Erebus Summit Area - Existing Place Names
Place Name Latitude Longitude
Helo Cliffs 77°30'S 167°09'E
Nausea Knob 77°31'S 167°09'E
Seismic Bluff 77°32'S 167°05'E
Crystal Slope 77°32'S 167°09'E
Main Crater 77°32'S 167°10'E
Inner Crater 77°32'S 167°10'E
Side Crater 77°32'S 167°09'E
Western Crater 77°32'S 167°07'E
Robot Gully 77°31'S 167°09'E
Tramway Ridge 77°31'S 167°06'E
Ice Tower Ridge 77°32'S 167°06'E
Camp Slope 77°32'S 167°08'E
Ross Island - Existing Place Names
Place Name Latitude Longitude
Half Moon Crater 77°48'S 166°45'E
Boulder Cones 77°48'S 166°42'E
Twin Crater 77°50'S 166°41'E
Black Knob 77°50'S 166°40'E
The Fang 77°29'S 167°13'E
Bird Saddle 77°23'S 166°53'E
Terra Nova Saddle 77°31'S 167°37'E
Terror Saddle 77°31'S 168°05'E
Stewart Peak Area - New Place Names
Place Name Latitude Longitude
Clow Island 77°37'S 163°10'E
Terry Peak 77°45'S 163°31'E
Thoreson Peak 77°44'S 163°38'E
Weatherwax Glacier 77°38'S 163°36'E
Darwin Glacier Area New Place Name
Place Name Latitude Longitude
Kerr Inlet 80°04'S 160°15'E

Dated at Wellington this 10th day of May 2001.

W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

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