Place naming

What was proposed?

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

See the proposal for Lake Mangapōike


Lake Te Horonui is assigned as an official geographic name.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 28 November 2022. 

The Board considered this proposal report at its meeting on 20 April 2021. The proposal is notified for one month so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name.

The Board considered this report on the submissions for Lake Te Horonui at its hui on 22 July 2021.

Location of Lake Te Horonui

  • Map showing the location of Lake Te Horonui