Place naming

What is proposed?

The proposal is to assign Lake Mangapōike as the official name of an unnamed newly formed permanent lake on Mangapoike River, approximately 37km southwest of Gisborne and 30km northeast of Wairoa.

The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 22 July 2021. The proposal was notified for three months so that the public could make submissions supporting or objecting to the name.

The Board noted this report at its hui on 20 October 2021.

Location of Lake Mangapōike

  • Topographic map showing the location of Lake Mangapōike