A schedule of upcoming changes to Pacific nautical charts

From February 2020 we are introducing new country-specific prefixes and new numbers to the Pacific charts we maintain. See the table below for details and the linked news article for more information:

Important changes to country prefix and numbering of LINZ Pacific nautical charts

Schedule of changes - Niue

Chart typeChart to be withdrawnProposed new chartIndicative date
ENCNZ300845
South Pacific Ocean - Niue
NU300101
South Pacific Ocean - Niue
February 2020
ENCNo existing chartNU400101
South Pacific Ocean-Niue-Beveridge Reef
February 2020
ENCNo existing chartNU401011
South Pacific Ocean- Niue -Entrance to Beveridge Reef
February 2020
ENCNZ608451
South Pacific Ocean - Niue - Alofi Anchorage
NU500101
South Pacific Ocean - Niue - Alofi Anchorage
February 2020
Paper chartNZ 845
Niue
NU 101
Niue
May 2020

Schedule of changes - Tonga

Chart typeChart to be withdrawnProposed new chartIndicative date
ENCNZ300827
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Tongatapu Including 'Eua
TO300501
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Tongatapu Including 'Eua
March 2020
ENCNo existing chartTO400503
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Nuku’alofa Harbour to Port Ohonua including Piha Passage
March 2020
ENCNo existing chartTO500503
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Port Ohonua
March 2020
ENCNZ508238
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches To Lifuka
TO500404
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches To Lifuka
April 2020
ENCNZ608238
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ava Limu Moto Entrance
TO600404
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ava Limu Moto Entrance
April 2020
ENCNo existing chartTO400403
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ha'afeva and Nomuka
April 2020
ENCNo existing chartTO300401
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga- Northern Ha'apai Group
May 2020
ENCNo existing chartTO300402
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga- Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
May 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8266
Anchorages in Tonga
TO 403*
Plans in the Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
May 2020
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 403
Plans in the Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
May 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8247
Haapai Group Northern Portion
refer to TO 401
Northern Ha'apai Group
June 2020
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 401
Northern Ha'apai Group
June 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8248
Haapai Group Southern Portion
TO 401*
Northern Ha'apai Group
TO 402*
Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
June 2020
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 402
Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
June 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8259
Nomuka Group
TO 402*
Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
June 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8235
Anchorages in the Friendly Islands
TO 401*
Northern Ha'apai Group
June 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 8238
Approaches to Lifuka
TO 404
Approaches to Lifuka
June 2020
Paper chartT/NZ 827
Approaches to Tongatapu including 'Eua
TO 501
Approaches to Tongatapu including 'Eua
June 2020
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 503
Nuku’alofa Harbour to Port Ohonua including Piha Passage
June 2020

*This is not equivalent coverage to the chart withdrawn

Please note: Details in this table maybe revised as work progresses.

Last Updated: 19 December 2019