Place naming

What was proposed?

The proposal was to assign a new official name to a railway station along the new, underground twin railway line (City Rail Link) through the Auckland CBD.

  • Karanga-a-Hape Railway Station - at Karangahape Road with entrances at Mercury Lane and Beresford Square, Auckland. NZTopo50-BA32 568194. Assigning a new name as official.


Now official

Karanga-a-Hape Railway Station is assigned as an official railway station name.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 16 March 2023.

Related proposals


The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 26 July 2022. The proposals were notified for 11 weeks so that the public could make submissions supporting or objecting to them.

The Board considered this submissions report at its hui on 2 December 2022. Because the Board did not agree with the objecting submissions, it requested the Minister for Land Information to make the final determinations.