Proposed, final, discontinued and amended geographic names.

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Gazetted on 23 November 2017

 

Proposed Assigned, Altered, and Discontinued Geographic Feature Names (9)

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Proposed Assigned, Altered, and Discontinued Geographic Feature Names (9)Geographic Feature TypeDescriptionSubmission Deadline
Bottle LakeWetlandA small forested wetland area within Bottle Lake Golf Course, Marshland, Christchurch. NZTopo50-BX24 738877. Discontinue an existing recorded name for a lake feature that no longer exists.

29-Dec-17

Featherston

Town

A small town in South Wairarapa District, approximately 50km northeast of Wellington. NZTopo50-BP33 953457. Assigning an existing recorded name as an official name.

23-Feb-18

Mount Doubtful

Peak

A peak currently named at 1878m on the northwest side of Zora Glacier, Bannock Brae Range, Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. Alteration of position from NZTopo50-BY14 421527 to spot height 2245m, NZTopo50-BY14 439524. Existing recorded name made official.

29-Dec-17

Pikikirunga

Hill

A hill at 1065m, approximately 4km north of the southern end of Pikikirunga Range (proposed spelling) and approximately 17km south-southeast of Takaka. NZTopo50-BP25 883613. Alteration from Pikikiruna (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2015-ln6235).

23-Feb-18

Pikikirunga Range

Range

A range extending generally north for approximately 30km from the saddle of Takaka Hill Highway on State Highway 60 to a beaconed geodetic mark A590 at Abel Tasman Point. NZTopo50-BN25 884577 to NZTopo50-BP25 931830. Alteration from Pikikiruna Range (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2015-ln6235).

23-Feb-18

Query Peak

Peak

A peak currently named at 1973m on the northwest side of Zora Glacier, Bannock Brae Range, Southern Alps / Kā Tiritiri o te Moana. Alteration of position from NZTopo50-BY14 412532 to spot height 2259m, NZTopo50-BY14 435522. Existing recorded name made official.

29-Dec-17

Waitakitāhuna-ki-te-Toka River

River

A river flowing generally northwards for approximately 21km from its source below McFetrick Peak in Tatare Range, approximately 14km south of Whataroa, into the northeast shore of Lake Wahapo. NZTopo50-BW16 823929 to 788081. Altering the upper half of Waitangitaona River (recorded name).

23-Feb-18

Waitangitāhuna River

River

A river flowing generally north then west for approximately 22km from the confluence of Graham Creek with Matainui Creek near Whataroa, to its mouth at the Tasman Sea. NZTopo50-BW16 837093 to 754200. Altering the lower half of Waitangitaona River (recorded name).

23-Feb-18

Willis Peak

Peak

A peak at 1962m at the southern end of Craigieburn Range, approximately 85km west-northwest of Christchurch. NZTopo50-BW20 882080. Assigning a new name to the locally named feature, Willis Peak.

23-Feb-18

 

Discontinued Official Geographic Name 

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Discontinued Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature TypeDescriptionFormer Status: Official by New Zealand Gazette
Bottle LakeSubstationAn electrical substation site (not constructed) on the southeast side of Lower Styx Road and west of Bottle Lake Forest, Marshland, Christchurch. NZTopo50-BX24 737884.12 June 1980, No. 66, page 1752

 

New Crown Protected Areas Names (5)

Pursuant to sections 28(1)(b) and 21(2)(b) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of new Crown Protected Area Names described in the schedule below.

The Board Reviewed and Concurred with these new Crown Protected Area Names in terms of sections 27 and 28 of the Act.

The official geographic names took effect on 13 November 2017, being the date the Department of Conservation notified these names in the New Zealand Gazette.

Assigned Crown Protected Area Names (5)Geographic Feature TypeDescription
The Nook Scenic ReserveScenic ReserveSection 1 SO 23971, located on the right bank of the Clutha River/Mata-Au, near Luggate
Reko Point Scenic ReserveScenic ReserveLot 9 DP 22247, located on the right bank of the Clutha River/Mata-Au, near Luggate
Newcastle Scenic ReserveScenic ReserveLot 7 DP 490602, located on the left bank of the Clutha River/Mata-Au, near Luggate
Autaia Scenic ReserveScenic ReserveSections 4-6 SO 23929, located on the right bank of the Clutha River/Mata-Au, near Luggate
Kane Scenic ReserveScenic ReservePt Section 25 Block VII Lower Hawea SD, Section 40 Block VII Tarras SD and Lot 7 DP 440602, located on the left bank of the Clutha River/Mata-Au, near Luggate

 

Last Updated: 21 November 2017