Final decisions on geographic names.

Gazetted on 31 October 2019

Gazetted on 17 October 2019

 

Notice of new and altered geographic and Crown protected area names for Ngāti Rangi Claims Settlement Act 2019

Pursuant to sections 56, 57 and 59(1) to 59(3) of the Ngāti Rangi Claims Settlement Act 2019 (“Settlement Act 2019”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of new and altered official geographic and Crown protected area names as described in the Schedule below.

The 32 official geographic and 1 Crown protected area names took effect on 26 September 2019, being the settlement date specified in the Settlement Act 2019. Pursuant to sections 58 and 59(4) of the Settlement Act 2019, the Board may in the future agree to alter any official geographic or Crown protected area names listed in the Schedule below with the written consent of the trustees of the Ngāti Rangi Trust.

Schedule

New or Altered Official Geographic or Crown Protected Area Name (33)

Geographic Feature Type or Generic Term (Purpose of Reserve)

Description

Former Name and Status

Ahu-a-Tūranga Stream

Stream

A stream that flows southwest for approximately 6km from near Tuhirangi (hill) to its confluence with Te Whakahūhi Stream. NZTopo50-BJ34 263237 to NZTopo50-BK34 229204.

Unnamed

Auahitōtara Kāinga

Hill

A hill at 1147m approximately 8km east of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ35 387278.

Auahitotara (recorded name)

Auahitōtara Pā

Historic site

An historic pā site on a hill approximately 700m southeast of Auahitōtara Kāinga . NZTopo50-BJ35 394275.

Unnamed

Hautapurua Stream

Stream

A stream that flows generally west from a point approximately 9km east of Waiouru and near Burridge Estate Road, into Ngamatea Swamp and then into Hautapu Stream. NZTopo50-BJ35 394263 to NZTopo50-BJ35 319226.

Unnamed

Kārewarewa

Ridge

A ridge approximately 7km long on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu adjacent to the lower reaches of Te Unuunu-a-Kapua-Te-Ariki Stream. NZTopo50-BJ34 186318 to NZTopo50-BJ34 202373.

Unnamed

Kōhaonui

Historic site

An historic site between Ōtamakotinga (hill) and Ōtemataraha Lake, approximately 9km west southwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 207255.

Unnamed

Korokio Stream

Stream

A stream that flows southwest then southeast for approximately 7km from near the summit of Te Kawa-o-Tāwhaki into Whangaehu River. NZTopo50-BK34 042197 to NZTopo50-BK34 068150.

Karokio Stream (recorded name)

Kutaroa Stream

Stream

A stream that flows generally southeast for approximately 2.5km from Ōpeketā Swamp to Irirangi (locality). NZTopo50-BK35 291212 to NZTopo50-BK35 307194.

Unnamed

Kutaroa Swamp

Swamp

A swamp covering approximately 400ha, approximately 8km south of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BK35 284199.

Unnamed

Mangahouhi Stream

Stream

A stream that flows generally west for approximately 6km from near the end of Smiths Road to its confluence with Mangawhero River. NZTopo50-BJ33 034315 to NZTopo50-BJ33 992305.

Mangahowhi Stream (recorded name)

Ngā Rimutāmaka

Historic site

An historic site on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, approximately 12km northwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 240385.

Unnamed

Ngā Roto-o-Rangataua Scenic Reserve

Scenic Reserve

A Crown protected area approximately 3km southwest of Ohakune. Shown on Deed Plan OTS-083-014. NZTopo50-BJ34 048321.

Ohakune Lakes Scenic Reserve (official by New Zealand Gazette, 19 March 1981, No. 29, page 721)

Ngā Roto-o-Te- Kaponga Wetlands

Wetland

A group of wetlands within Karioi Forest on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, covering approximately 172ha. NZTopo50-BJ34 242329.

Unnamed

Ōpeketā Stream

Stream

A stream that flows generally southeast for approximately 2km from near the summit of Tuhirangi (hill) into Ōpeketā Swamp. NZTopo50-BJ34 267234 to NZTopo50-BJ34 276221.

Unnamed

Ōpeketā Swamp

Swamp

A swamp covering approximately 130ha, approximately 6km south-southwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BK35 284216.

Unnamed

Ōtahatekapua

Ridge

A ridge on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, on the western edge of Karioi Forest, approximately 11km northwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 204324.

Unnamed

Ōtahatekapua Kāinga

Historic site

An historic site on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, on the western edge of Karioi Forest, approximately 11km northwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 209337.

Unnamed

Ōtamakotinga

Hill

A hill at 892m with a beaconed geodetic mark A6QT at the summit, approximately 10km west-southwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 199251.

Okotinga (recorded name)

Ōtemataraha Lake

Lake

A small lake approximately 8km west-southwest of Waiouru within Ōtemataraha Wetland. NZTopo50-BJ34 213258.

Lake Otamataraha (recorded name)

Ōtemataraha Wetland

Wetland

A wetland covering approximately 65ha approximately 7km west of Waiouru including Ōtemataraha Lake. NZTopo50-BJ34 230254.

Unnamed

(unofficial local name Otemataraha)

Raketapauma Wetland

Wetland

A large wetland west of State Highway 1, covering approximately 600ha, approximately 8km south of Waiouru. The wetland is comprised of two seperate, smaller swamps, Ōpeketā Swamp and Kutaroa Swamp. NZTopo50-BK35 284199.

Unnamed

(unofficial local name Raketapauma Wetland or Irirangi Swamp)

Rangatauaiti

Lake

The smaller of two small lakes covering approximately 1 ha, within Ngā Roto-o-Rangataua Scenic Reserve, approximately 3km southwest of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BJ34 052319.

Unnamed

(unofficial local name Ohakune Lakes)

Rangatauanui

Lake

The larger of two small lakes  covering approximately 3 ha, within Ngā Roto-o-Rangataua Scenic Reserve, approximately 3km southwest of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BJ34 047323.

Unnamed

(unofficial local name Ohakune Lakes)

Rangatauanui Hill

Hill

A hill at 622m within Ngā Roto-o-Rangataua Scenic Reserve, approximately 3km southwest of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BJ34 047320.

Unnamed

Rangiwaea Stream

Stream

A stream that flows west for approximately 10km from near the end of Ngamokai Road to its confluence with Whangaehu River. NZTopo50-BJ34 175225 to NZTopo50-BK34 104215.

Rangiwhaia Stream (recorded name)

Tāpui-o-te-uira

Hill

A hill at 760m approximately 15km south of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BK33 034198.

Unnamed

(unofficial local use Tapui o te Wira)

Te Kawa-o-Tāwhaki

Hill

A hill at 778m with a beaconed geodetic mark B1XD at the summit, approximately 15km south of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BK34 045190.

Kawaiotawaki (recorded name)

Te Onetapu

Desert

A desert within the central volcanic plateau, between Mount Ruapehu and State Highway 1. NZTopo50-BJ35 306452.

Rangipo Desert (recorded name)

Te Ruapekapeka

Historic site

An historic site in Ohakune approximately 300m southwest of State Highway 49. NZTopo50-BJ34 062340.

Unnamed

Te Toka-a-Kōraria

Historic site

An historic site on the southern slopes of Mount Ruapehu and at the southern end of Karioi Forest, approximately 9km northwest of Waiouru. NZTopo50-BJ34 227318.

Unnamed

Te Unuunu-a-Kapua-Te-Ariki Stream

Stream

A stream that flows south for approximately 18km from south of the summit of Mount Ruapehu into Tokiahuru Stream. NZTopo50-BJ34 214460 to NZTopo50-BJ34 202310.

Te Unuunuakapuateariki Stream (recorded name)

Te Whakahūhi Stream

Stream

A stream that flows west for approximately 3.5km from the hills west of Raketapauma Wetland to its confluence with Ahu-a-Tūranga Stream, near Turakina Valley Road. NZTopo50-BK34 260205 to NZTopo50-BK34 229204.

Main Gorge Stream (recorded name)

Wai ā-kake Stream

Stream

A stream that flows southwest for approximately 4.5km from near the southern foot of Mount Ruapehu into Mangaehuehu Stream, 6km east-southeast of Ohakune. NZTopo50-BJ34 143345 to NZTopo50-BJ34 120310.

Waiakaki Stream (recorded name)

Notice of the Final Determination final determinations to alter geographic names

Schedule

Official geographic name

Geographic feature type and description

Hāwea / Bligh Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 675228. Alteration from Bligh Sound (recorded name).

Hinenui / Nancy Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 347830. Alteration from Nancy Sound (recorded name).

Kaikiekie / Bradshaw SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CD06 363686. Alteration from Bradshaw Sound (recorded name).
Moana-whenua-pōuri / Edwardson SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 081958. Alteration from Edwardson Sound (recorded name).
Rakituma / Preservation InletAn inlet centred at NZTopo50-CF05 085764. Alteration from Preservation Inlet (recorded name).
Taiari / Chalky InletAn inlet centred at NZTopo50-CF04 039860. Alteration from Chalky Inlet (recorded name).
Taiporoporo / Charles SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 367911. Alteration from Charles Sound (recorded name).
Taitetimu / Caswell Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 440978. Alteration from Caswell Sound (recorded name).

Te Awa-o-Tū / Thompson SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC05 267746. Alteration from Thompson Sound (recorded name).
Te Awaroa / Long SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 217893. Alteration from Long Sound (recorded name).
Te Hāpua / Sutherland SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 706323. Alteration from Sutherland Sound (recorded name).
Te Houhou / George Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 566116. Alteration from George Sound (recorded name).

Te Korowhakaunu / Cunaris SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 125909. Alteration from Cunaris Sound (recorded name).
Te Puaitaha / Breaksea SoundA fiord centred at NZTopo50-CE05 166360. Alteration from Breaksea Sound (recorded name).

Te Rā / Dagg Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CD05 176535. Alteration from Dagg Sound (recorded name).

 

Notice of a decision to adopt an undersea feature name

Schedule

Adopted undersea feature name

Undersea feature type and description

Dolgae Hill

An undersea hill in the Southern Ocean at -66.9123 latitude 172.3177 longitude, approximately 395km east of Buckle Island in the Balleny Islands. Adopted as official.

Last Updated: 31 October 2019