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Place naming

What is proposed?

The proposal is to assign a new official name to a railway station to be built on the North Island Main Trunk, between Paerata and Drury, south Auckland:

  • Paerātā Railway Station - between Paerata Road and Sim Road, north of Paerata (locality). NZTopo50-BB32 685861.

Other related proposals:


The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 26 July 2022. The proposals are notified for three months so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to them.


9 August 2022: Geographic Board opens consultation on proposed railway station names south of Auckland


Make a submission

This proposal is open for public submissions until 9 November 2022. 

Complete the Paerātā Railway Station submission form

Alternatively you can make a submission by:

  • emailing nzgbsubmissions@linz.govt.nz, or
  • sending a letter to:
    Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board
    c/o Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand
    PO Box 5501
    Wellington 6145.