Proposed place names and corrigenda (corrections)

Gazetted on 20 November 2019

Notice of proposals to assign and alter geographic names

Schedule

Proposed new and altered geographic namesGeographic feature type and descriptionSubmission deadline
Aua / King Billy IslandA small island between Otamahua/Quail Island and Moepuku Point at NZTopo50-BX24 746686. Alteration from King Billy Island (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 2 March 1978, No. 13, page 422).20 December 2019
Kaitangata / Mansons PeninsulaThe peninsula between Governors Bay and Head of the Bay, Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō. NZTopo50-BX24 721680 to 725676. Alteration from Mansons Peninsula (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 2 March 1978, No. 13, page 422).20 December 2019
LancasterA mountain in Tararua Range, approximately 19km southeast of Levin. NZTopo50-BN34 048848. Assigning an existing recorded name as official.20 December 2019
NgāmotuA peninsula on the west shores of Lake Rotomā, approximately 30km east-northeast of Rotorua. NZTopo50-BE38 123844 to 120831. Assigning a new name as official.20 December 2019
Ōmawete / Coopers KnobA hill at 573m with geodetic mark A579 at the summit, approximately 13.5km south of Christchurch. NZTopo50-BX24 697657. Alteration from Coopers Knob (recorded name).20 December 2019
Ōrongomai / Cass PeakA hill at 545m, approximately 1.7km west of Ōhinetahi. NZTopo50-BX24 697685. Alteration from Cass Peak (recorded name).20 December 2019
Otangiwao PointA small point on the southwest shore of Lake Rotomā. NZTopo50-BE38 137819. Alteration from Otangiwai Point (recorded name).20 December 2019
Pukeatua / Dyers PassA pass between Christchurch and Governors Bay. NZTopo50-BX24 714718. Alteration from Dyers Pass (recorded name).20 December 2019
Tapuwaeharuru / Evans PassA pass between Lyttelton and Sumner, at the junction of Evans Pass Road, Sumner Road and Summit Road. NZTopo50-BX24 797732. Alteration from Evans Pass (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 26 June 2003, No. 73, page 1896).20 December 2019
Te Ahi-a-TamateaA rocky outcrop approximately 1.3km north of Te Rāpaki-o-Te-Rakiwakaputa (proposed). NZTopo50-BX24 738732. Locally known as Rāpaki Rock. Assigning a new name as official.20 December 2019
Te Heru-o-Kahukura / SugarloafA hill at 496m with geodetic mark A57B at the summit, approximately 2km north of Governors Bay. NZTopo50-BX24 717721. Alteration from Sugarloaf (recorded name).20 December 2019
Te Moenga-o-Wheke / The TorsA rocky outcrop approximately 1.4km northwest of Lyttelton. NZTopo50-BX24 754734. Alteration from The Tors (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 26 June 2003, No. 73, page 1896) and existing location.20 December 2019
Te Piaka / Adderley HeadA headland at the entrance to Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō. NZTopo50-BX24 859720. Alteration from Adderley Head (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 26 June 2003, No. 73, page 1896).20 December 2019
Te Rāpaki-o-Te-RakiwhakaputaA locality on the shore of Rapaki Bay, in Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō. NZTopo50-BX24 742719. Alteration from Rapaki (recorded name).20 December 2019
Te Tihi-o-Kahukura / Castle RockA rock outcrop approximately 2km northwest of Lyttelton. NZTopo50-BX24 757739. Alteration from Tihiokahukura/Castle Rock (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 26 June 2003, No. 73, page 1896).20 December 2019
Te Upoko-o-Kurī / Witch HillA hill at 421m approximately 3km northwest of Lyttelton. NZTopo50-BX24 740733. Alteration from Witch Hill (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 2 March 1978, No. 13, page 422).20 December 2019

Corrigendum—List of Place-names approved by the Honorary Geographic Board of New Zealand

In the notice with the above heading published in the New Zealand Gazette, 29 July 1948, No. 42, page 939, replace:

“Omaui (island)” with Ōmāui Island”;

and

“Oreti (river)” with “Ōreti River”.

Corrigendum—Notice of Final Decision as to Assignment of Place Names

In the notice with the above heading published in the New Zealand Gazette, 22 October 1992, No. 169, page 3464, for Taukahara replace:

“Infomap 260 M36 GR829334 Old Maori locality and bush area” with “The valley immediately west of Te Poho-o-Tamatea (hill). NZTopo50 BX24 732710.”.

Last Updated: 20 November 2019