Final, altered, discontinued and approved geographic names

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Gazetted on 19 January 2018

Gazetted on 18 January 2018

Notice of an approved geographic name

Approved Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeMap and Grid Reference
DillmanstownLocalityNZ Topo 50-BU19 522764

Notice of final determinations of the Minister for Land Information on official geographic names

Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Kapitia CreekStreamA stream flowing generally northwest for approximately 11.5km from Kapitia Reservoir to a coastal sandbar at the Tasman Sea. NZTopo50-BU19 521749 (source) to NZTopo50-BU18 435812 (mouth). Alteration from Kapitea Creek (recorded name).
Kapitia DamDamA man-made feature retaining the northwestern shores of Kapitia Reservoir, approximately 3km south-southeast of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 524755 to 519742. Assigning a new name to a feature locally known as Kapitea Dam, also locally known as Dillmans Dam.
Kapitia HillHillA small 210m hill, approximately 2km south of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 511761. Alteration from Kapitea Hill (recorded name).
Kapitia ReservoirLakeA man-made reservoir covering approximately 2.4km², formed from damming Kapitia Creek, approximately 3km south of Kumara. NZTopo50-BU19 524732. Alteration from Kapitea Reservoir (recorded name), also locally known as Dillmans Dam.
Motutere / Castle RockHillA prominent rocky feature at 525m on Coromandel Peninsula, between Coromandel Harbour and Whangapoua Harbour. Approximately 7.5km southeast of Coromandel (locality). NZTopo50-BA35 286239. Geodetic mark code A6KM is located at its summit. Alteration from Castle Rock (recorded name).
ŌmihaLocalityA residential locality/village on Waiheke Island, bound to the south by Kuakarau Bay and Omiha Bay, and approximately 6km southeast of Oneroa township. NZTopo50-BA33 839234. Alteration from Omiha (recorded name).
Waiau Toa / Clarence RiverRiverA river flowing for approximately 200km from its source below Clarence Pass in St James Range, generally southeast, northeast, east, and southeast, to its mouth at the South Pacific Ocean, approximately 33km northeast of Kaikoura. NZTopo50-BS24 763386 (source) to NZTopo50-BT28 768305 (mouth). Alteration from Clarence River (recorded name).
Waiau Uwha RiverRiverA river flowing generally south and east for approximately 160km from its source at Thompson Pass in the Spenser Mountains to its mouth at the South Pacific Ocean, approximately 50km southwest of Kaikoura. NZTopo50-BS24 699363 (source) to NZTopo50- BU26 304632 (mouth). Alteration from Waiau River (recorded name).

Notice of final determinations to alter and discontinue geographic names

Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Mount DoubtfulPeakA peak previously 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.
Query PeakPeakA peak previously 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.

 

Discontinued Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
Bottle LakeWetlandA small forested wetland area within Bottle Lake Golf Course, Marshland, Christchurch. NZTopo50-BX24 738877. Discontinue the existing recorded name for a lake feature that no longer exists.
Last Updated: 18 January 2018