Proposed place name
Disaster Burn (alteration of position)
Why is this change being proposed?
The proposed change would reapply the name Disaster Burn to the correct feature, as originally intended when named in 1888.
NZGB Proposal Report for Disaster Burn(PDF 448.66 KB) - The NZGB considered the proposal to correct the position of Disaster Burn (and to make the name official) at its meeting on 11 April 2019. The report has been updated with the NZGB’s resolution, a new map, and information from Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. The proposal is notified for one month so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name being moved.
Consultation occurred between 20 May 2019 and 20 June 2019. Submissions are now closed for this proposal.