What is proposed?

The proposal is to assign Waipaekākā as the official name of a stream (locally known as Pakuao Stream) in Wellington, which flows along the northeast side of Te Ahumairanhi Hill to Grosvenor Terrace, from where it is piped to the historic shoreline at the intersection of Tinakori Road and Thorndon Quay.


  • NZGB proposal report for Waipaekākā (PDF 553KB) – The Board considered this proposal report at its meeting on 20 April 2021. The proposal is notified for three months so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name.


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


Submissions now closed

This proposal was open for public submission from 27 May 2021 to 30 August 2021. Submissions are now closed.