About the New Zealand Geographic Board

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The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) assigns, approves, alters or discontinues the use of names for geographic features (eg place names), undersea features and Crown protected areas in New Zealand, its offshore islands and its continental shelf and the Ross Sea region of Antarctica.

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Secretary for the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa
c/- Land Information New Zealand
Radio New Zealand House
155 The Terrace
PO Box 5501
Wellington 6145
New Zealand

Phone +64 4 460 0110
or 0800 665 463 (New Zealand callfree only)
Fax +64 4 472 2244
Email customersupport@linz.govt.nz