Final determination to assign Alternative Geographic Names to the city of Wanganui to Whanganui.
Notice of the Determination of the Minister for Land Information on Assigning Alternative Geographic Names
Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“the Act”), notice was given in the New Zealand Gazette on 14 May 2009 of the proposal by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“the Board”), to alter the spelling of the city of Wanganui to Whanganui. Submissions to the proposal were dealt with according to section 18 of the Act.
Wellington Land District
|Oficial Geographic Name||Geographic Feature Type||Description|
|Whanganui||City||Situated at the mouth of the Whanganui River, NZTopo50 BL32, centred at GR 733 777.|
|Wanganui||City||Situated at the mouth of the Whanganui River, NZTopo50 BL32, centred at GR 733 777.|
Dated at Wellington this 13th day of December 2012.
HON. Maurice Williamson, Minister for Land Information.