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What is proposed?

The proposal is to alter the official place name Manawatu District to Manawatū District for the area administered by Manawatu District Council.

What happens next?

The Board will consider the submissions received for this proposal at its next hui on 30 April 2024. The outcome of that consideration will be that either the Board itself or the Minister for Land Information will make the final decision. This page will be updated when the final decision is made.


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.