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Place naming

What is proposed?

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

  • Waitematā Railway Station - at the bottom of Queen Street, Auckland, where the new City Rail Link tunnels connect to the North Island Main Trunk. NZTopo50-BA32 576210. Altering the existing unofficial name Britomart Station.

Related proposals:


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


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


Make a submission

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

Complete the Waitematā 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.