Now official

The recorded name George Sound is altered to an official dual name Te Houhou / George Sound.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 17 October 2019.


A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 566116.


  • NZGB proposal report for Te Houhou / George Sound (PDF 6MB) – The NZGB considered this proposal report to change George Sound at its meeting on 11 April 2019. Some of the recommendations are edited to reflect the NZGB’s decisions. The proposal was publicly notified from 20 May 2019 to 20 August 2019.


See the File attachments section below for the media release for this proposal.