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).



See the File Attachments section below for the media advisory on 5 November 2018.


map of Manawatū-Whanganui Region