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 chartPlanned publication datePrevious published date
ENCNZ300845
South Pacific Ocean - Niue
NU300131
South Pacific Ocean - Niue
May 2020May 2018
ENCNo existing chartNU400131
South Pacific Ocean-Niue-Beveridge Reef
May 2020na
ENCNo existing chartNU501311
South Pacific Ocean- Niue -Entrance to Beveridge Reef
May 2020na
ENCNZ608451
South Pacific Ocean - Niue - Alofi Anchorage
NU500131
South Pacific Ocean - Niue - Alofi Anchorage
May 2020June 2018
Paper chartNZ 845
Niue
NU 131*
Niue
July 2020April 2009

Schedule of changes - Tonga

Chart typeChart to be withdrawnProposed new chartPlanned publication datePrevious published date
ENCNZ300827
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Tongatapu including 'Eua
TO300501
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Tongatapu Including 'Eua
May 2020March 2019
ENCNo existing chartTO400503
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Nuku’alofa Harbour to Port ‘Ohonua
May 2020na
ENCNo existing chartTO500403
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ha'afeva and Nomuka
May 2020na
ENCNZ508238
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Lifuka
TO500404
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Approaches to Lifuka
May 2020December 2012
ENCNo existing chartTO500503
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Port ‘Ohonua
May 2020na
ENCNZ608238
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ava Limu Moto Entrance
TO504041
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga - Ava Limu Moto Entrance
May 2020Nov 2012
ENCNo existing chartTO*** (TBC)
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga- Northern Ha'apai Group
July 2020na
ENCNo existing chartTO*** (TBC)
South Pacific Ocean - Tonga- Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
July 2020na
Paper chartT/NZ 8235
Anchorages in the Friendly Islands
refer to TO 401*August 2020October 1993
Paper chartT/NZ 8247
Haapai Group Northern Portion
refer to TO 401*August 2020October 1993
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 401
Northern Ha'apai Group
August 2020na
Paper chartT/NZ 8248
Haapai Group Southern Portion
refer to TO 401*
refer to TO 402*
 
August 2020October 1993
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 402
Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
August 2020na
Paper chartT/NZ 8259
Nomuka Group
refer to TO 402*
 
August 2020July 1993
Paper chartT/NZ 8266
Anchorages in Tonga
refer to TO 403*
 
June 2020July 1993
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 403
Plans in the Southern Ha'apai and Nomuka Groups
June 2020na
Paper chartT/NZ 8238
Approaches to Lifuka
TO 404
Approaches to Lifuka
June 2020April 2005
Paper chartT/NZ 827
Approaches to Tongatapu including 'Eua
TO 501
Approaches to Tongatapu including 'Eua
June 2020May 2019
Paper chartNo existing chartTO 503
Nuku’alofa Harbour to Port ‘Ohonua
June 2020na

*This is not equivalent coverage to the chart withdrawn

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

Last Updated: 15 May 2020