Official on 18 October 2019
Manawatu-Wanganui Region altered to Manawatū-Whanganui Region
Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 23 September 2019. Official on 18 October 2019 being 28 days after publication of the Order in Council giving effect to the name alteration.
The local authority region of Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council, as defined on plan LG-08-2013-Con-1. NZTM 1816000mE 5595000mN. Alteration from Manawatu-Wanganui Region (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2351).
- NZGB Proposal Report for Manawatū-Whanganui Region (PDF 900KB) - The NZGB accepted the proposal to change Manawatu-Wanganui Region to Manawatū-Whanganui Region at its meeting on 27 September 2018. The NZGB notified the proposal for one month instead of three from 5 November 2018 to 5 December 2018.
- NZGB Submission Report for Manawatū-Whanganui Region (PDF 855KB) – The NZGB considered this submission report at its meeting on 11 April 2019. The report is edited to remove the names of individual submitters.
See the File Attachments section below for the media advisory on 5 November 2018.