What is proposed?

The proposal is to assign Paekākā as the official name of an inner-city area in Wellington that includes Wellington Botanic Garden and extends to the reserves and facilities around it including Bolton Street Memorial Park to the northeast and the Wellington Cable Car buildings to the south.


  • NZGB proposal report for Paekākā (PDF 553KB) – The Board considered this proposal report at its meeting on 20 April 2021. The proposal is notified for one month 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.


Area for Paekaka

Make a submission

This proposal is open for public submissions until 28 June 2021. To make a submission on this place name proposal: