NZGB notices - March 2017

New and altered official geographic names for Treaty of Waitangi Settlements

Gazetted on 16 March 2017

New and altered geographic names (7) for Te Atiawa Treaty of Waitangi Settlement 2016 (took effect on 23 February 2017)

New or Altered Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescriptionFormer Geographic Name, Status and New Zealand Gazette
Autere / East End BeachBeachA small beach approximately 600m in length located on the coast adjacent to East End suburb, New Plymouth. NZTopo50-BH29 945773.East End Beach
(local use name)
Maungaroa / Blagdon HillHillA small hill at height 84m, approximately 1km south of Port Taranaki between the suburbs of Spotswood and Lynmouth, New Plymouth. NZTopo50-BH29 899750.Blagdon Hill
(local use name)
OtūmaikukuHistoric siteAn historic pā site located on the site of the former Barrett Street Hospital, approximately 1km southwest of New Plymouth city centre.
NZTopo50-BH29 923755.
Barrett Street Hospital
(local use name)
Papawhero / Mount MoturoaHillA small hill at height 81m located north of Spotswood suburb, approximately 1km southwest of Port Taranaki, New Plymouth. NZTopo50-BH29 891756.Mount Moturoa
(local use name)
Pūkākā / Marsland HillHillA small hill at the southern fringe of New Plymouth city centre located adjacent to and south of The Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary. NZTopo50-BH29 929758.Marsland Hill
(local use name)
Rotokare / Barrett LagoonLagoonA small lake located between Barrett and Cowling Roads, approximately 5km southwest of New Plymouth city centre. NZTopo50-BH29 900726.Barrett Lagoon
(official name by New Zealand Gazette, 28 July 1948, No. 42, page 939)
Te Mōrere PāHistoric siteAn historic pā site located next to Mountain Road within Sentry Hill locality, approximately 5km southwest of Waitara town centre. NZTopo50-BH29 037783.unnamed

Altered geographic names (4) for Rangitāne o Manawatu Treaty of Waitangi Settlement 2016 (took effect on 2 March 2017)

Altered Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescriptionFormer Geographic Name, Status and New Zealand Gazette
AruwaruHillA hill at height 767m located in the Tararua Range approximately 17km south of Palmerston North. A beaconed geodetic mark code 1228 is located at the summit. NZTopo50-BN34 224123.Arawaru
(recorded name)
MārimaHillA hill at height 563m located in the Tararua Range approximately 13km southeast of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BM34 274170.Marima
(recorded name)
MairehauHillA hill at height 849m located in the Tararua Range approximately 22km south of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BN34 177075.Mairekau
(recorded name)
NgāwhakarauaHillA hill at height 855m located in the Tararua Range approximately 22km south of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BN34 185076.Ngawhakarara
(official name by New Zealand Gazette, 28 July 1948, No. 42, page 939)
Last Updated: 17 March 2017