Current Place Name Proposals

How to submit a proposal

The proposals are open for public submissions until Friday 5 September 2014. To make a submission on a place name proposal:

  • complete the online form or
  • write directly to the email address or
  • post a letter to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145.

You must include:

- your name
- your email address or postal address
- whether you support or object to the proposal, and
- your reasons for your choice. If you object to the proposal, you may suggest another name or provide your support for any existing name.

Proposed Place NameGeographic
Feature Type
South Auckland Land District  
OtūmoetaiSuburb5 September 2014
Otūmoetai BeachBeach5 September 2014
Otūmoetai ChannelSeachannel5 September 2014


Historic Pā Site5 September 2014

Stokes Beach

Beach5 September 2014
Otago Land District  
MacraesTownship5 September 2014
Southland Land District  
WaikouraLocality5 September 2014
Waikoura StreamStream5 September 2014