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Place naming

What was proposed?

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

  • Maungawhau / Mount Eden Railway Station - at Eden Terrace, Auckland, redeveloped with a new main entrance at Ruru Street, and where the new City Rail Link tunnels connect to the North Auckland Line. NZTopo50 BA32 567184. Altering the existing unofficial name Mount Eden Station.


Now official

Mount Eden Station was altered to the official name Maungawhau Railway Station.

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.


22 August 2022: Public feedback sought on central Auckland railway station name proposals

16 March 2023: New names for Auckland railway stations