Assigned, altered, and discontinued geographic names

Gazetted on 16 February 2022

Notice of a proposal to assign a geographic name (1)

Proposed new geographic name

Geographic feature type and description

Submission deadline

Lake Mangapōike

A newly formed permanent lake at the border of Gisborne Region and Hawke’s Bay Region on Mangapoike River, approximately 37km southwest of Gisborne and 30km northeast of Wairoa. NZTopo50-BH42 047899. Assigning a new name as official.

16 May 2022

Notice of new and altered and geographic names for Moriori Claims Settlement Act 2021 (18)

Schedule 1

New or Altered Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Former Name and Status

Hakepa

A hill at 231m, west of Kahuitara Point on Pitt Island (Rangiauria). NZTopo50-CI06 257964.

Hakepa (official)

Hāpūpū

A locality at the northeastern corner of Te Whanga Lagoon on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI03 117485.

Hapupu (official)

Manauea

A beach on the north coast of Chatham Island between Taupeka Point and Ocean Mail Point. NZTopo50-CI02 003570 to CI03 092546.

unnamed (local use name Ocean Mail Beach)

Pana / Blind Jims Creek

A creek running northeast into Te Whanga Lagoon, west of Cattle Point. NZTopo50-CI02 941494 to CI02 956506.

Blind Jims Creek (official)

Rangihokopoi / Western Reef

A reef approximately 5km southwest of Point Somes on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI01 657402.

Western Reef (official)

Ta Upoko-o-Rangimene Reef

A reef less than 1km northeast of Manukau Point on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI05 140228.

unnamed

Takapu Beach

A beach that extends approximately 4km from Tutuiri Creek to Lake Waikauia on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI02 871541 to CI02 893572.

unnamed

Tamarau Point

A point on the northern side of the entry to Port Hutt (Whangaroa Harbour) on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI02 847465.

Napper Point (official)

Tapuika

A locality between Te Whanga Lagoon and Taupeka Point on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI02 987559.

Taupeka (official)

Te Rangakiore Islands

A group of small islands immediately south of Murumru on Pitt Island (Rangiauria). NZTopo50-CI06 205865.

unnamed (local use name Murumuru Islands or The Nuggets)

Waimihia / Point Alison

A point on the northwest coast of Chatham Island, approximately 4km west of Waitangi West. NZTopo50-CI01 705495.

Point Alison (official)

Waipāua

A locality on the east coast of Pitt Island (Rangiauria), approximately 1km north of Glory Bay. NZTopo50-CI06 239921.

Waipaua (official)

Whenuahau

A small hill at 74m above Whenuahau Point on the coast of Petre Bay on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI04 967374.

Te Whenuhau (official)

Whenuahau Point

A point that juts out into Petre Bay below Whenuahau (hill) on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI04 965374.

Red Bluff (official)

Schedule 2

Altered Crown Protected Area Name

Generic Term
(Purpose of Reservation) and Description

Former Name and New Zealand Gazette Notice Number

Waikokopu / Canister Cove Scenic Reserve

A Scenic Reserve of approximately 600 hectares on the southern point of Pitt Island (Rangiauria). Centred at NZTopo50-CI06 209889.

Canister Cove Scenic Reserve, New Zealand Gazette, 22 May 2009, Notice No. 2009-ln4484

 

Hāpūpū / J M Barker Historic Reserve

A small Historic Reserve of approximately 30 hectares at Hāpūpū (locality) east of Te Whanga Lagoon on Chatham Island. NZTopo50-CI03 118483.

J M Barker (Hapupu) Historic Reserve, 8 February 1996 No. 11, page 399

 

Manauea / Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve

A Scenic Reserve of approximately 800 hectares northeast of Te Whanga Lagoon on Chatham Island. Centred at NZTopo50-CI03 082534.

Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve, New Zealand Gazette, 22 May 2009, Notice No. 2009-ln4484

 

Waipāua Scenic Reserve

A Scenic Reserve of approximately 700 hectares on Pitt Island (Rangiauria). Centred at NZTopo50-CI06 214934.

Waipaua Scenic Reserve, New Zealand Gazette, 22 May 2009, Notice No. 2009-ln4484

 

Notice of the final determinations of the Minister for Land Information on official geographic names

Official geographic name

Geographic feature type and description

Onetāhua Rise

A low, broad, elongated undersea rise extending from Cape Farewell towards Cape Egmont, centred at -40.0948 latitude, 173.4861 longitude. Alteration from Farewell Rise (recorded undersea feature name).

Pākaraka

A locality on State Highway 3 approximately 19km west-northwest of Whanganui. NZTopo50- BK32 594904. Alteration from Maxwell (Official by Designation of Districts Act 1908, refer New Zealand Gazette, 27 January 1927, No. 4, page 213, effective 1 August 1927).

Pikipari Pass

An alpine pass at NZTopo50-CB09 051451 in the Darran Mountains near the north end of Fiordland National Park. Named incorrectly on NZTopo50-CB09, edition 1.05, as Pakihaukea Pass (official name for the pass at NZTopo50-CB09 052437). Assigning a new name in local use as official.

Rangitoto-ki-te-Tonga / d’Urville Valley

An undersea valley extending from 60km south of Cape Egmont at -39.8631 latitude, 173.6640 longitude, south-eastwards to Narrows Basin in Cook Strait at -40.7233 latitude, 174.3402 longitude. Alteration from D’Urville Seavalley (recorded undersea feature name).

Taumoana Canyon

An undersea canyon trending south-westward from the south entrance of Tamatea / Dusky Sound -45.7819 latitude, 166.4407 longitude, then curving to the northwest to -45.7002 latitude, 165.9300 longitude. Alteration from Five Fingers Canyon (recorded undersea feature name).

Notice of final determinations to assign geographic feature names (4)

 Official geographic name

Geographic feature type and description

Kapakapanui Creek

A partially piped creek flowing from Tuna Terrace into Tītahi Bay, Porirua. NZTopo50-BP31 538474. Assigned as official.

Koangaumu Creek

A creek flowing from Stuart Park into Tītahi Bay, Porirua. NZTopo50-BP31 535476. Assigned as official.

Ohangao Creek

A mostly piped creek that flows from the north side of Kura Park into Tītahi Bay, Porirua. NZTopo50-BP31 543476. Assigned as official.

Tītahi Creek

A partially piped creek that flows from Whitireia Park into Tītahi Bay, Porirua. NZTopo50-BP31 544485. Assigned as official.

Notice of a discontinued geographic name (1)

Discontinued geographic name

Geographic feature type and description

Map and grid reference

Former status

Maxwell Railway Station

Railway Station

NZTopo50-BK32 598868

Official by New Zealand Gazette 29 July 1948, No. 42, page 939.

Last Updated: 16 February 2022