Find published decisions on place names.
New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB) meets regularly to assign, approve, alter, discontinue, approve, or validate 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.
All decisions are published in the New Zealand Gazette. You can view NZGB Gazetted Notices online or review the most recent determinations below.
If you are looking for names currently open for public consulation, please go to the list of current place name proposals.
Names of interest
NZGB place name determinations
The most recently Gazetted place name determinations are listed below.