Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Proposals to Assign and Alter Geographic Names

Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa hereby gives notice of proposals to assign and alter existing geographic names as specified in the Schedule below.

Submissions on these proposed geographic names may be made on the form linked from http://www.linz.govt.nz/regulatory/place-names/place-name-consultation, by email to: nzgbsubmissions@linz.govt.nz, or by writing to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act, submissions must state with reasons whether a proposal is supported or objected to. If an objection is made, then the submission may suggest another name or support the existing name.

Schedule

Proposed New and Altered Geographic Names

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Submission deadline

Aua / King Billy Island

A 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 Peninsula

The 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

Lancaster

A mountain in Tararua Range, approximately 19km southeast of Levin. NZTopo50-BN34 048848. Assigning an existing recorded name as official.

20 December 2019

Ngāmotu

A 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 Knob

A 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 Peak

A hill at 545m, approximately 1.7km west of Ōhinetahi. NZTopo50-BX24 697685. Alteration from Cass Peak (recorded name).

20 December 2019

Otangiwao Point

A small point on the southwest shore of Lake Rotomā. NZTopo50-BE38 137819. Alteration from Otangiwai Point (recorded name).

20 December 2019

Pukeatua / Dyers Pass

A pass between Christchurch and Governors Bay. NZTopo50-BX24 714718. Alteration from Dyers Pass (recorded name).

20 December 2019

Tapuwaeharuru / Evans Pass

A 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-Tamatea

A 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 / Sugarloaf

A 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 Tors

A 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 Head

A 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-Rakiwhakaputa

A 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 Rock

A 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 Hill

A 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

Dated at Wellington this 20th day of November 2019.

W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.