NZGB notices – September 2023

Proposed and altered geographic feature names

Gazetted on 26 September 2023

Notice of proposals to assign, alter and approve geographic names

Proposed assigned, altered and approved geographic names

Geographic feature type and description

Submission deadline


A 795m hill in Campbell Hills, approximately 12km east-southeast of Kurow. NZTopo50-CB17 111393. Approving an existing name as official.

31 October 2023

Meyer Pass

A pass at ~700m on Meyers Pass Road on Campbell Hills, approximately 25km west-northwest of Waimate and 20km east-northeast of Kurow. NZTopo50-CA17 193497. Assigning a new name as official (noting Meyers Pass in long term local use).

31 October 2023

Meyer Creek

A stream flowing from north of Meyer Pass (proposed) south then east for approximately 9.5km to its confluence with Waihao River South Branch. NZTopo50-CA18 209522 to CA18 260495. Alteration from Meyers Creek (recorded name).

31 October 2023

Notice of the final determinations to alter geographic feature names

Official geographic feature name

Geographic feature type and description


The existing unofficial locality north of Huntly at NZTopo50-BC33 888552 is altered by officially defining its extent, which is depicted at Rangiriri, also replacing the unofficial locality names Rangiriri West and Churchill through inclusion in Rangiriri.


The existing official locality north of Te Kauwhata (official by New Zealand Gazette, 16 July 2020, Notice No. 2020-ln3118 at NZTopo50-BC33 873644) is altered by officially defining its extent, which is depicted at Whangamarino.