Place naming

What was proposed?

The proposal was to approve Stewart Crags as the official name for the steep cliffs rising from Haast River adjacent to the Gates of Haast bridge, to spot height 1139m at the southwest end of Bealey Range, approximately 8km north of Haast Pass/Tioripatea.


Now official

Stewart Crags was altered to the official name Kea Crag.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 18 January 2023.


The Board considered this proposal report at its hui on 26 July 2022. The proposal was notified for one month so that the public could make submissions supporting or objecting to the name.

The Board considered this report on the submissions for Stewart Crags at its 2 December 2022 hui.


Consultation opens on proposed place names Ryan Creek, Stewart Crags and Stewart Creek