What is proposed?
The proposal is to alter the official place name Franz Josef/Waiau to Franz Joseph / Waiau for the village adjacent to State Highway 6, approximately 98km southwest of Hokitika.
The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 26 April 2023 and declined the proposal.
The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 3 October 2023. The proposal is notified for one month so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name.
8 November 2023 - Proposal to correct spelling of Franz Josef town and glacier names
Make a submission
This proposal is open for public submissions until 12 December 2023.