Kānuka Hill, Tawhai Hill, and Steelhead Stream

Now official

Alter two recorded names from:

  • Nigger Hill to Kānuka Hills
  • Niggerhead to Tawhai Hill

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 15 December 2016.

Description

Nigger Hill is a group of hills in the foothills of Southern Alps approximately 3.5 km long trending north-south bounded by Camp Stream to the north and Esk River to the south. NZTopo50-BV22 207422 to 215394 (heights 1110m to 914m).

Nigger Stream is a stream flowing south from Mount Turnbull on The Candlesticks (range) to Esk River, through Lochinvar Forest Conservation Area in the foothills of Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. NZTopo50-BV22 221542 (source) to 228384 (confluence).

Niggerhead is a 1395m hill rising above the northern shores of Lake Sumner in the foothills of Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. NZTopo50-BU22 349757.

Report

See below for the report considered by the NZGB.

Map

Media release

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Last Updated: 15 December 2016