Paekākā is assigned as an official geographic name.
Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 13 October 2021.
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 was notified for one month from 27 May 2021 to 28 June 2021 for public submissions supporting or objecting to the name
- NZGB submission report for Paekākā (PDF 404KB) – The Board considered this report on the submissions for Paekākā at its 22 July 2021 hui.
See the File attachments section below for the media advisory for this proposal.