Place naming

What is proposed?

The proposal is to alter the official place name Maxwell to Pākaraka for a locality on State Highway 3 approximately 19km west-northwest of Whanganui.

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

The Board considered this report on the submissions for Pākaraka at its hui on 20 October 2021.



Now official

Pākaraka is officially altered from Maxwell.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 16 February 2022.