NZGB notices - October 2016

Proposed, final, and approved geographic names, and an amending notice

Gazetted on 6 October 2016

Gazetted on 27 October 2016

Final Determination by the Minister of Conservation on an Official Crown Protected Area Name

Schedule

South Auckland Land District

Official Crown Protected Area NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Otawa Sanctuary AreaSanctuary AreaDescribed as 400.5206 ha, being Parts Section 12 Block VIII Otanewainuku Survey District, Sections 4 and 5 SO 469336 and Section 13 Block VIII Otanewainuku Survey District. Located approximately 9 km southwest of Te Puke. NZTopo50-BD37 846085. A new name for an area currently held for conservation purposes under Section 7(1A) Conservation Act 1987.

Proposed assigned and altered geographic names (8)

Schedule

Proposed Assigned and Altered Geographic Names (8)Geographic Feature TypeDescriptionSubmission Deadline
South Auckland Land District   
MangatawaLocalityA locality approximately 7km east of Tauranga. NZTopo50-BD37 864230. Alteration from Maungatawa (official name).28 November 2016
Westland Land District   
Blomfield CreekStreamA stream flowing generally west for approximately 2.5km from Artist Dome on Blomfield Range (proposed spelling) to its confluence with County Stream. NZTopo50-BW18 271187 (source) to 250193 (confluence). Alteration from Bloomfield Creek (official name).28 November 2016
Mount BlomfieldMountainA mountain at 2106m located at the northwestern end of Blomfield Range (proposed spelling). NZTopo50-BW18 269202. Alteration from Mount Bloomfield (official name).28 November 2016
Blomfield RangeRangeA mountain range extending northwest for approximately 6.5km from spot height 2215m north of McKenzie Col, through Artist Dome and Mount Blomfield (proposed spelling), to a point southwest of the headwaters of Waitaha River. NZTopo50-BW18 306180 to 260214. Alteration from Bloomfield Range (official name).28 November 2016
Kapitia CreekStreamA stream flowing generally northwest for approximately 11.5km from Kapitia Reservoir (proposed spelling) to a coastal sandbar at the Tasman Sea. NZTopo50-BU19 521749 (source) to NZTopo50- BU18 435812 (mouth). Alteration from Kapitea Creek (recorded name).27 January 2017
Kapitia DamDamA man-made feature retaining the northwestern shores of Kapitia Reservoir (proposed spelling), located approximately 3km south-southeast of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 524755 to 519742. Assigning a new name to a feature locally known as Kapitea Dam, also known as Dillmans Dam.27 January 2017
Kapitia HillHillA small 210m hill, approximately 2km south of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 511761. Alteration from Kapitea Hill (recorded name).27 January 2017
Kapitia ReservoirLakeA man-made reservoir covering approximately 2.4km², formed from damming Kapitia Creek (proposed spelling), located approximately 3km south of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 524732. Alteration from Kapitea Reservoir (recorded name), also known as Dillmans Dam.27 January 2017

Final determinations to alter geographic names (2)

Schedule

Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Westland Land District  
Mount EliottMountainA peak at 2355m on the ridge separating Edison Glacier and Strachan Glacier on the northwest side of Landsborough River, approximately 2.2km northeast of Mount Dechen, Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. NZTopo50-BY14 410465. Alteration from Mount Elliot (recorded name).
Mount GordonMountainA peak at 1880m in Solution Range on the northwest side of Landsborough River, approximately 5km east of Mount Hooker, Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. NZTopo50-BY14 374428. Alteration from Mount Gorden (recorded name)

Final determination on assigning an official Antarctic geographic name (1)

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Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Naish PeaksPeaksA 7km line of peaks up to 2874m high on an east-west trending ridge, between Dominion Range’s interior ice cap and the ice-free Meyer Desert to the north. Located on Dominion Range, upper Beardmore Glacier. Depicted on NZMS166 SV51-60/8 and USGS Reconnaissance SV51-60/8 1:250k topographic maps. 85°12’45”S latitude, 166°27’30”E longitude to 85°14’00”S latitude, 166°58’45”E longitude. A new name for a feature not named.

Approved official geographic names (223)

Schedule

Approved Official Geographic Names (223)Geographic Feature TypeMap and Grid Reference
Marlborough Land District  
Ada FlatFlatNZTopo50-BR26 254049
Armchair StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 320082 to BR26 355999
Conical KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 331148
Grass KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 303085
Mount RichmondHillNZTopo50-BQ26 331085
Marlborough Land District and Nelson Land District  
Heringa StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ27 365306 to 392253
Old ManHillNZTopo50-BR26 248039
Nelson Land District  
Adams CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 258193 to 258204
AnnesbrookSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 205281
Anslow CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 104077 to BQ26 133093
AtawhaiSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 268350
Baigent Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 001182 to 014162
Baigents BushBushNZTopo50-BQ25 031163
BelgroveLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 964115
Big CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 115097 to 085124
Bird IslandIslandNZTopo50-BQ25 091316
BishopdaleSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 225280
Blackbird Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 970271 to 974323
Blind ChannelChannelNZTopo50-BQ26 163280 to 191307
Blue HillHillNZTopo50-BQ27 376386
Blue KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 275223
Boars Back SpurRidgeNZTopo50-BQ26 308327 to 298311
Bolton HoleHoleNZTopo50-BQ26 210313
Botanical HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 251310
Boundary CreekStreamNZTopo50-BR25 069043 to BQ25 075065
Boundary GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ25 102121 to 099136
BraeburnLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 994406
Bray CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 277185 to 263201
BrightwaterLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 086196
BronteLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 071315
BrooklandsSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 258331
Brown CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 896105 to 903133
Browning StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 239158 to 207158
Bryant CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 934161 to 941134
Bull CreekStreamNZTopo50-BR25 068032 to BQ25 061065
Bullock SpurRidgeNZTopo50-BQ26 259265 to 249277
Camp CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 352272 to BQ27 376273
Captain CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 343247 to BQ27 362200
Champion CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 259182 to 234209
Chrome CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 096097 to 095109
Clover KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 194153
Coads CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 287230 to 279229
Collins CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 288206 to 287219
Coppermine SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 299228
Cozens CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 907264 to 921296
Cummins CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 257264 to 244274
Cummins SpurRidgeNZTopo50-BQ26 259265 to 244257
Cut HillHillNZTopo50-BQ25 033278
Dark GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ26 356270 to BQ27 373274
Davis Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 917218 to 907264
Dew LakesLakeNZTopo50-BQ26 344251 and BQ26 343251
Dodson ValleySuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 274343
DovedaleLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 912294
Dun MountainHillNZTopo50-BQ26 315232
Dun SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 304224
Eban Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 953286 to 923295
Eden Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 927215 to 930264
Eighty Eight Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BR25 021054 to BQ25 030162
Enner GlynnSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 216273
Eves Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 017244 to 086277
Faulkners BushBushNZTopo50-BQ25 033158
Forsyth CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 914176 to BQ24 864225
Fowl GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ25 118142 to 102143
FoxhillLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 984130
Fringed HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 264267
Garden Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 068134 to 104155
Gentle Annie SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 319378
Glen CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 259267 to 249280
GlenduanLocalityNZTopo50-BQ26 305406
Goat HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 153157
Groom CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 263269 to 273292
Grossi PointPointNZTopo50-BQ25 084323
Hacket CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 217112 to 177183
Hacket PeaksHillNZTopo50-BQ26 220111
HarakekeLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 011376
Hawke Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 964204 to 961236
Haythorne BluffCliffNZTopo50-BQ26 356357
Hilton CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 243238 to 248220
Hoult Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 994178 to 005153
Jackson CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 278214 to 267202
Jellyman Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 954205 to 964225
Jenkins CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 236246 to 179276
Jenkins HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 235244
Kainui ForestForestNZTopo50-BR25 954055
KinaLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 054409
Kiwi SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ23 578160
Kiwi StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ23 588150 to 575108
Laing CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 193120 to 182132
Lee RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 204095 to BQ25 109162
Little BenHillNZTopo50-BQ25 090087
Little Pokororo RiverStreamNZTopo50-BP24 850431 to BQ25 888391
Little TwinHillNZTopo50-BQ26 329238
Long GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ26 158151 to 131142
Long Gully StreamStreamNZTopo50-BR24 864980 to BQ24 840088
Lowther SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 218104
Lucy CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 171115 to 134110
Lucy Creek KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 155109
Lud RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 310322 to 332370
Mackay BluffCliffNZTopo50-BQ26 313418
Magazine PointCoastal featureNZTopo50-BQ26 214307
MahanaLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 037316
Martin PointPointNZTopo50-BQ26 172271
MarybankSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 274363
MatarikiLocalityNZTopo50-BQ24 772148
Mates CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 214094 to 299147
MaungatapuHillNZTopo50-BQ26 347253
Maungatapu SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 351274
Middle GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ25 113135 to 101139
Middy CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 299201 to 328186
Mill CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 338291 to 316291
Miner RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 240171 to 195171
Mineral StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 236161 to 205161
MoanaSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 212301
MonacoSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 175274
MotupikoLocalityNZTopo50-BQ24 843104
Motupiko RiverStreamNZTopo50-BR25 943740 to BQ24 861115
Mount ClaudeHillNZTopo50-BQ26 277216
Mount GaleHillNZTopo50-BQ26 228113
Mount HeslingtonHillNZTopo50-BQ25 096165
Mount MalitaHillNZTopo50-BQ26 229192
Mount MearesHillNZTopo50-BQ26 242185
Mount StarveallHillNZTopo50-BQ26 210094
Mount StewartHillNZTopo50-BQ26 247140
Moutere RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 008294 to BP25 008453
Mulligan CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 251196 to 256204
Neds CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 277257 to 281281
Nelson EastSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 246304
Nelson SouthSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 228297
Neudorf SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ25 949306
O'Connor CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 086277 to 096291
Oldham CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 277326 to 266351
OrinocoLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 907356
Orinoco CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 884331 to 905390
Orphanage StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 192211 to 176252
Oyster IslandIslandNZTopo50-BQ26 168278
Packer CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 309320 to 275305
Pea Viner CornerLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 100273
Pig IslandIslandNZTopo50-BQ26 169267
Pig Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 039094 to 073111
Pigeon CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 992228 to 037169
Pillar CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 329412 to BP26ptBP27 322424
Pitfure StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 051217 to 083206
PokororoLocalityNZTopo50-BQ24 866373
Poorman Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 237240 to 187276
Port NelsonLocalityNZTopo50-BQ26 232322
Pretty Bridge StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 916181 to 971114
Prices CornerLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 006339
Prices CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 921128 to 939134
Pyramid RockRockNZTopo50-BQ26 205127
Quail Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BR25 002004 to BQ25 979117
Railway Gully StreamStreamNZTopo50-BR25 925059 to BQ25 961094
Redwood ValleyLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 065277
Redwood Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 026253 to 086277
Reservoir CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 168206 to 168244
RichmondTownNZTopo50-BQ26 155236
Richmond HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 165205
Rocks CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 291200 to 319175
Rocky KnobHillNZTopo50-BQ26 140130
Roding RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 297225 to 124164
Roebuck CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 241160 to 298155
Rosedale SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ25 943345
Rough IslandIslandNZTopo50-BQ25 105307
Rush PoolLakeNZTopo50-BQ26 324266
Saddle CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 193152 to 182141
Saxton CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 172208 to 172247
Saxton IslandIslandNZTopo50-BQ26 160270
Scaife CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 913151 to 932143
Sclanders CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 280254 to 306263
Scott CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 349250 to BQ27 389238
Serpentine RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 194104 to 172176
Shaggery GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ25 116146 to 119158
Sharland CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 303356 to 275305
Sharland HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 257294
Slater CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ27 367312 to BQ26 359356
Slaty PeakHillNZTopo50-BQ26 229069
Spooners RangeRangeNZTopo50-BQ25 915182 to BR25 936003
Spooners SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ25 923079
Spring GroveLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 066182
StokeTownNZTopo50-BQ26 194260
Stratford CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 198183 to 199200
Stringer CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 035281 to 063306
Sugar LoafHillNZTopo50-BQ26 244283
Sunday Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 882259 to 897302
Sunrise Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 006242 to 008294
Sunset Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 975254 to 008294
Supplejack Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 976265 to 000312
Surveyors FlatFlatNZTopo50-BQ26 346272
Swift StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ27 376324 to BQ26 354344
Tantragee SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 259287
TapaweraLocalityNZTopo50-BQ24 854182
Teal RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 347293 to 333358
Teapot Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 029217 to 064193
The RocksHillNZTopo50-BQ26 289199
The WreyStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 321238 to 309267
ThorpeLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 897304
Tidd CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 956133 to 979120
Toi CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 165148 to 162171
Trass Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 937185 to 996143
Travers GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ26 294233 to 301239
United CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 283198 to 241214
Wai-itiLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 993140
Wairoa RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 066074 to 098230
Wairoa River Left BranchStreamNZTopo50-BR25 047919 to BQ25 066074
Wairoa River Right BranchStreamNZTopo50-BR25 008981 to BQ25 066074
Waiwhero CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 950352 to BP25 935431
WakefieldLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 039160
Wangapeka RiverStreamNZTopo50-BQ23 565091 to BQ24 822247
Wangapeka River North BranchStreamNZTopo50-BQ23 517140 to 565091
Wangapeka River South BranchStreamNZTopo50-BR23 554999 to BQ23 565091
Wangapeka SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ23 517139
Washington ValleySuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 229311
Waterfall CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 184105 to 135085
Weka CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 232128 to 206142
Weka SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 233126
Wells CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 176115 to 180129
Wells HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 287345
Wells RidgeRidgeNZTopo50-BQ26 292240 to 293230
Whangamoa SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ27 368366
Win Valley StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ25 974258 to 923294
Windtrap GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ26 308240 to 303249
Windy PointPlaceNZTopo50-BQ26 287226
Wooded PeakHillNZTopo50-BQ26 292239
York StreamStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 224273 to 235317

Corrigendum - Notice of final decisions to assign place names (1) (took effect 27 October 2016)

In the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 26 June 2003, No.73, page 1896:

  • in the second column for Tapoa/Erskine Point, please replace the description with “Point east of Motukauatiiti/Corsair Bay, located on the northern shoreline of Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō, at the site of the marina. NZTopo50-BX24 761714. Updating to current dual naming format from Erskine Point (Tapoa). Tapoa Point official by New Zealand Gazette, 31 March 1949, page 858.”
Last Updated: 27 October 2016