Proposal for assigned and altered geographic names and approved official geographic names

Gazetted on 5 November 2018

Notice of proposals to assign and alter geographic names

Schedule

Proposed Assigned or Altered Geographic Feature NameGeographic Feature TypeDescriptionSubmission Deadline
Manawatū-Whanganui RegionLocal authority regionThe local authority region of Manawatu-Wanganui Council, as defined on plan LG-08-2013-Con-1. Alteration from Manawatu-Wanganui Region (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2351).5 December 2018
Ōtorohanga DistrictLocal authority districtThe local authority district of Otorohanga District Council, as defined on plan LG-018-2013-W-1. Alteration from Otorohanga District (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2460).5 December 2018
Te Māniaiti / BenneydaleTownshipA small township approximately 27km southeast of Te Kuiti. NZTopo50-BF34 059337. Alteration from Benneydale (recorded name).5 February 2019
WesleySuburbA suburb of Auckland, approximately 6km west-southwest of the CBD. Bounded by New Windsor to the west, Mount Roskill to the south, and Sandringham to the north. Centred on NZTopo50-BA31 540144. The proposed extent is depicted at https://www.linz.govt.nz/map-wesley. Assigning an existing recorded name as official.5 February 2019

Notice of approved official geographic names

Schedule

Approved Official Geographic Names (228)Geographic Feature TypeMap and Grid References, or Coordinates
Aupōuri ForestForestNZTopo50-AU25 978555
Awahōhonu CreekStreamNZTopo50-BP22 311777 to BN22 285790
Awahōhonu ForestForestNZTopo50-BH38 065581
HāmamaLocalityNZTopo50-BP24 824709
Hāpuka IslandIslandNZTopo50-BP28 650724
Haupātōtō BushBushNZTopo50-AT25 965865
Hāwea RockUndersea Reef-38.6876, 178.0109
Hāwini RocksUndersea Shoals-39.1652, 177.9748
HinahinaLocalityNZTopo50-CG14 447475
Hinahina HillHillNZTopo50-CG14 411438
Hinahina StreamStreamNZTopo50-CG14 403420 to 437415
Hōhonu ForestForestNZTopo50-BU19 583742
Hōngaio RockUndersea Reef-35.3569, 174.3504
Hōuto ForestForestNZTopo50-AX29 844393
Hukihuki CreekStreamNZTopo50-CG13 162334 to 196309
KahuikaLocalityNZTopo50-CG14 284427
KaihikuHillNZTopo50-CF14 265697
KaihikuLocalityNZTopo50-CF14 352754
Kaihiku RangeRangeNZTopo50-CF14 265697 to 333672
Kaihiku StreamStreamNZTopo50-CF14 340682 to 424802
Kaihū ForestForestNZTopo50-AX28 694434
KaikōuraTownNZTopo50-BT27 565044
Kaikōura CanyonUndersea Canyon-42.55, 173.7167
Kaikōura PeninsulaPeninsulaNZTopo50-BT27 580026
KaitangataLocalityNZTopo50-CF15 573697
KaitangataHillNZTopo50-CF15 583681
Kākā HillHillNZTopo50-BQ26 273317
Kākā IslandIslandNZTopo50-BP25 019572
Kākaho PointPointNZTopo50-BP27 565570
Kākahu ForestForestNZTopo50-BZ19 456134
Kākāpō PeakHillNZTopo50-BP23 628589
Kākāpō RiverRiverNZTopo50-BQ23 451216 to BQ22 394313
Kākāpō SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ23 446190
Kākāpō SpurRidgeNZTopo50-BP23 630481 to 534391
Kākāpōtahi ForestForestNZTopo50-BV17 127414
Katipō CreekStreamNZTopo50-BP22 313576 to 248562
Kāweka ForestForestNZTopo50-BJ37 859494
Kererūtahi ForestForestNZTopo50-BE40 598787
Kinakina IslandIslandNZTopo50-CG13 223305
Kōau StreamStreamNZTopo50-BK37 788130 to 877206
Kōhaihai BluffCliffNZTopo50-BP22 244500 to 244490
Kōhaihai RiverRiverNZTopo50-BP22 383547 to 245489
Kōhatu PointPointNZTopo50-BP27 549491
Kōhuru CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 357255 to BQ27 383270
Kōkopu CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN23 493924 to 462932
Kōtaipapa PointPointNZTopo50-BP22 239689
Kōtiro PointPointNZTopo50-BP27 545510
Kōwai ForestForestNZTopo50-BW21 963040
Kōwhai CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN23 523976 to 496969
Kurī BanksUndersea Banks-38.744, 178.0145
Kurī CreekStreamNZTopo50-BP25 958718 to 988724
Little Ōnahau RiverRiverNZTopo50-BN24 764793 to 807828
Māhanga CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 320231 to 334188
Māheipuku PointPointNZTopo50-BP26ptBP27 350460
Māhina KnollUndersea Knoll-37.3548, 177.101
MākareaoLocalityNZTopo50-CD17 157721
Mākino ForestForestNZTopo50-BH31 467816
Mangakāhia ForestForestNZTopo50-AW29 859540
MangarākauLocalityNZTopo50-BN23 564009
Mangarākau StreamStreamNZTopo50-BN23 628016 to 594013
Mangatāwhiri ForestForestNZTopo50-BB33 924847
Mangatū ForestForestNZTopo50-BF43 230569
Mangōnui ForestForestNZTopo50-AV28 636252
Mānuka HillHillNZTopo50-BP27 471513
Māori BayBayNZTopo50-BP28 835691
Māori GullyValleyNZTopo50-BQ22 337115 to BR22 326048
Māori Pā BeachBeachNZTopo50-BP26ptBP27 370433 to 397436
Māori PointHillNZTopo50-BQ22 258323
Māori PointPointNZTopo50-BN24 683078
Māori PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 832691
MāpuaLocalityNZTopo50-BQ25 076338
MārahauLocalityNZTopo50-BP25 007605
Mārahau RiverRiverNZTopo50-BP25 939666 to 005615
Mareretū ForestForestNZTopo50-AY30 220151
MāririLocalityNZTopo50-BP25 011445
Mātaitai ForestForestNZTopo50-BB33 893049
Mātaki StreamStreamNZTopo50-BP24 696426 to 728431
MihiwakaLocalityNZTopo50-CE17 150278
MihiwakaHillNZTopo50-CE17 138268
Mōhaka ForestForestNZTopo50-BH39 383707
Mōkihinui ForestForestNZTopo50-BR22 187992
MōpānuiHillNZTopo50-CE17 140288
Mount TautukuHillNZTopo50-CG13 212530
Nākahi StreamStreamNZTopo50-BP25 976778 to 995771
Ngāmoko ForestForestNZTopo50-BG41 733996
Ngārua CavesCavesNZTopo50-BP25 918591
Ngāumu ForestForestNZTopo50-BP35 467439
Ngāwhakawhiti BayBayNZTopo50-BP28 658488
Ngūroa BayBayNZTopo50-BM24ptBN24 678141
Nūhaka ForestForestNZTopo50-BH42 171783
Ōananga BayBayNZTopo50-BP27 487539
Ōhau ForestForestNZTopo50-BZ14 395993
Ōkahau PointPointNZTopo50-CD18 331725
Ōkahukura BushBushNZTopo50-BH35 312705
Ōkara ForestForestNZTopo50-BH31 554596
Ōkārewa PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 649726
Ōkiwi BayBayNZTopo50-BP27 555492
Ōkiwi BayLocalityNZTopo50-BP27 556485
Ōkura RockUndersea Reef-37.7360, 176.4876
Ōmaha ForestForestNZTopo50-AZ31 541818
Ōmahuta ForestForestNZTopo50-AV27 592010
Ōmataroa ForestForestNZTopo50-BE39 379759
Ōmōkau BayBayNZTopo50-BP27 475528
Ōnahau RiverRiverNZTopo50-BN24 758792 to 809833
Ōngāwanga CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN24 695074 to 688072
ŌnokeLocalityNZTopo50-AW27 386802
Ōnoke BankUndersea Bank-35.4317, 173.4192
Ōpani-āputa PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 819522
ŌpāraraLocalityNZTopo50-BQ22 268376
Ōpārara RiverRiverNZTopo50-BP22 353523 to BQ22 253371
Ōpōtiki BayBayNZTopo50-BP28 662737
ŌpouLocalityNZTopo50-BN24 716010
Ōpouawe BankUndersea Bank-41.7233, 175.4396
Ōpouawe CanyonUndersea Canyon-41.7312, 175.3563
Ōpouawe RiverRiverNZTopo50-BQ33 028081 to BR33 021957
Ōpōuri SaddlePassNZTopo50-BP28 613456
Ōpua ForestForestNZTopo50-AV29 967921
Ōrapa RockUndersea Reef-35.3621, 174.3423
Ōreti BankUndersea Bank-46.5333, 168.0833
Ōtahu BushBushNZTopo50-CF08 903928
Ōtangaroa ForestForestNZTopo50-AV27 549170
Ōtarawao BayBayNZTopo50-BP27 576553
Ōtere RiverRiverNZTopo50-BN24 749833 to 752887
Ōtimataura CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN24 658975 to 678958
Otū BayBayNZTopo50-BN28 707875
Ōtutu BushBushNZTopo50-BJ37 797503
Otūwhero InletBayNZTopo50-BP25 003597
Otūwhero RiverRiverNZTopo50-BP25 928653 to 993596
Pāhakorea PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 604604
Pāhoka BushBushNZTopo50-BJ35 355580
PākawauLocalityNZTopo50-BN24 736059
Pākawau CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN24 701074 to 726072
Pākawau InletBayNZTopo50-BN24 730069
PangatōtaraLocalityNZTopo50-BP25 929421
Pānia ReefUndersea Reef-39.4483, 176.9383
Pānia RockUndersea Reef-39.4442, 176.9458
Pātea BanksUndersea Banks-39.7833, 174.3667
PapakaioLocalityNZTopo50-CB18 407163
Papanui BeachBeachNZTopo50-CE18 248194 to 251183
PōharaLocalityNZTopo50-BN25 903797
Pōhara BeachBeachNZTopo50-BN25 909801 to BN24 876799
Port PūpongaLocalityNZTopo50-BN24 775140
Pūangiangi IslandIslandNZTopo50-BN28 828863
PūeruaLocalityNZTopo50-CG14 445649
Pūerua RiverRiverNZTopo50-CG13 235650 to CF14 467675
Pūerua River DeviationRiverNZTopo50-CF14 467675 to CG15 543627
PuketapuHillNZTopo50-CD18 227600
Puketī ForestForestNZTopo50-AV28 665022
Puketī PointPointNZTopo50-BP26ptBP27 364458
PūpongaLocalityNZTopo50-BM24ptBN24 761143
PuramāhoiLocalityNZTopo50-BN24 787830
Pūrehurehu PointPointNZTopo50-CE17 192302
Puremāhaia RiverRiverNZTopo50-BN24 762801 to 803843
Puruhāua StreamStreamNZTopo50-CF14 363697 to 438691
RākauLocalityNZTopo50-BQ24 831160
Rākautao ForestForestNZTopo50-AW28 780767
Rāmeka CreekStreamNZTopo50-BP25 914695 to BP24 839754
Rātā HillHillNZTopo50-BP25 005644
Rip and Tear PākihiClearingNZTopo50-BQ22 371268
Rotomā ForestForestNZTopo50-BE38 179779
Ruakākā ForestForestNZTopo50-AX30 251261
Rūrima RidgeUndersea Ridge-37.6498, 177.1963
TahakopaLocalityNZTopo50-CG13 230426
Tahakopa BayBayNZTopo50-CG14 317376
Tahakopa RiverRiverNZTopo50-CG13 063553 to CG14 300375
Tahorakurī ForestForestNZTopo50-BG37 785248
TāhunanuiSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 207295
Tāhunanui BeachBeachNZTopo50-BQ26 212303 to 195299
Taipō CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN24 740820 to 754816
Taipō RiverRiverNZTopo50-BQ22 398171 to BQ23 478172
Tākapu RockUndersea Reef-36.7017, 174.9817
Tāneatua ForestForestNZTopo50-BE40 542761
Tāngarākau ForestForestNZTopo50-BH32 641735
Tarakaipā IslandIslandNZTopo50-BP28 670534
Tārere ForestForestNZTopo50-BK30 309208
Taupō HillHillNZTopo50-BN25 969848
Taupō PointPointNZTopo50-BN25 961846
TautukuLocalityNZTopo50-CG14 257351
Tautuku BayBayNZTopo50-CG14 278344
Tautuku BeachBeachNZTopo50-CG14 287357 to 263328
Tautuku PeninsulaPeninsulaNZTopo50-CG14 272324
Tautuku RiverRiverNZTopo50-CG13 141416 to CG14 265330
Tāwhiroko PointPointNZTopo50-CD18 330736
Te Ākau PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 711717
Te Pākeka PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 731576
Te Rātā CreekStreamNZTopo50-BN23 454897 to 436924
Tikoraki PointPointNZTopo50-CC18 328740
Tīnui IslandIslandNZTopo50-BN28 817856
Tītokarua ReefUndersea Reef-36.9564, 175.2569
Tōiro StreamStreamNZTopo50-CF14 412750 to CF15 492713
Toropūihi CreekStreamNZTopo50-BP22 265718 to 243718
Tōtara BushBushNZTopo50-BT26 191098
Tōtara RocksRocksNZTopo50-BP25 052680
Tōtara SaddlePassNZTopo50-BQ26 241156
TōtaranuiLocalityNZTopo50-BN25 003810
Tōtaranui BeachBeachNZTopo50-BN25 005815 to 007800
Tōtaranui StreamStreamNZTopo50-BN25 975798 to 002814
Tuapeka FlatLocalityNZTopo50-CE14 384062
Tuapeka MouthLocalityNZTopo50-CF14 301984
Tuapeka RiverRiverNZTopo50-CE14 391218 to CF14 299985
Tuapeka WestLocalityNZTopo50-CE14 327073
Tūhoe ForestForestNZTopo50-BE39 455677
Tūī GlenSuburbNZTopo50-BQ26 267345
Tūmokemoke KnollUndersea Knoll-37.469, 176.9147
Tūtānekai RockUndersea Reef-43.5483, 169.6233
UmukurīLocalityNZTopo50-BP25 984512
WaianakaruaLocalityNZTopo50-CC18 275847
Waianakarua RiverRiverNZTopo50-CC18 238836 to 322868
Waianakarua River Middle BranchRiverNZTopo50-CC17 099841 to CC18 238836
Waianakarua River North BranchRiverNZTopo50-CC17 128836 to CC18 282856
Waianakarua River South BranchRiverNZTopo50-CC17 129794 to CC18 238836
Waiareka CreekStreamNZTopo50-CB17 179201 to CC18 347957
Waiareka JunctionLocalityNZTopo50-CC18 377042
Waihī CreekStreamNZTopo50-BQ26 328400 to 306409
WaiholaLocalityNZTopo50-CF16 753994
Waikaiā BushBushNZTopo50-CD12 904494
Waikoikoi CreekStreamNZTopo50-CE12 973109 to CF13 081958
Waimā ForestForestNZTopo50-AW27 481696
Waipū Gorge ForestForestNZTopo50-AY30 260096
Waitaki BridgeLocalityNZTopo50-CB19 498222
Waitārere ForestForestNZTopo50-BN33 877126
Waitātā BayBayNZTopo50-BP28 776638
Waitātā ReachChannelNZTopo50-BP29 843659 to BP28 772561
Waitōtara ForestForestNZTopo50-BJ31 524348
Whakapoāi PointPointNZTopo50-BP22 241673
Whangamōmona ForestForestNZTopo50-BH31 528654
Wharerātā ForestForestNZTopo50-BH42 200794
Wharetōtara PointPointNZTopo50-BP28 618611

Corrigendum - Notice of Decisions to Alter, Adopt and Discontinue Undersea Feature Names

In the notice with the above heading published in the New Zealand Gazette, 24 May 2018, Notice No. 2018-ln2200:

  • for Akaroa Valleys replace “-44.6006, 173.6342” with “-44.6, 173.3”.
Last Updated: 5 November 2018