Waihemo / Shag River is officially altered from Shag River (Waihemo)
Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 26 August 2021.
A river flowing generally southeastwards from Kakanui Peak into the Pacific Ocean at Shag Point/Matakaea, east of Palmerston.
- NZGB proposal report for Waihemo / Shag River (PDF 527KB) – The NZGB considered this proposal report at its hui on 14 October 2020. The proposal was notified for one month so that the public could make submissions supporting or objecting to the name being changed.
- NZGB submission report for Waihemo / Shag River (PDF 546KB) - The NZGB considered this report on the submissions for Waihemo / Shag River at its 20 April 2021 hui.
See the File attachments section below for the media release for this proposal.