Proposed, assigned, altered, and discontinued geographic names

Gazetted on 1 June 2022

Notice of New and Altered Official Geographic Names for Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Act 2022

New or Altered Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Former Name and Status

Lake Tarawera Historic Reserve

An historic reserve along the eastern shore of Lake Tarawera, which was formerly part of Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve, being the area shown as A on SO 560632. Centred at NZTopo50-BF38 030658.

part of Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve (official name)

Otūmūtū

A small island at the northern extent of Te Karamea Bay, in Lake Tarawera. NZTopo50-BE37 979700.

Otumutu Island (recorded name)

Ruakōkopu

An historic site on the eastern shore of Lake Tarawera above Ruakōpū Bay. NZTopo50-BE38 044684.

unnamed

Te Houroa

A knoll between the northwest shore of Lake Tarawera and the southwest shore of Lake Ōkataina. NZTopo50-BE37 988709.

unnamed

Waimangu Volcanic Valley Scientific Reserve

A scientific reserve that was formerly part of Waimangu Scenic Reserve, centred at NZTopo50-BF37 970573

part of Waimangu Scenic Reserve (official name)

Notice of a Discontinued Official Crown Protected Area Name for Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Claims Settlement Act 2022

Discontinued Crown Protected Area Name

Generic Term

Discontinued Crown Protected Area Name

Purangi Scenic Reserve

A scenic reserve between Junction Road and Mangaoapa Road, near Purangi. Centred at NZTopo50-BH31 323641.

9 September 1982 No. 103, page 2914 

Notice of the Final Determination on Assigning an Official Antarctic Geographic Name

Official Assigned Antarctic Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type

Coordinates (latitude, longitude)

Troy Peak

Peak

-83.39855, 163.42296

Last Updated: 1 June 2022