Now official

Altered Poverty Canyon to Māhia Canyon and made it the official name of an undersea canyon offshore from Mahia Peninsula.


NZGB proposal report for Māhia Canyon (PDF 189KB) – The NZGB considered this proposal report at its meeting on 2 April 2020. The proposal is notified for one month so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name. This proposal was open for public submissions from 2 June to 2 July 2020.


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