Pursuant to section 15 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946, notice is hereby given of the final decisions of the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa to assign new or alter existing or remove existing place names, stated in the first column of the Schedule below, to the places described in the second column of the said Schedule, and that such decisions take effect on 15 May 2008.
North Auckland Land District
Waimango Point Coastal point on the north-western shores of the Firth of Thames, topographic map260-S11 Waiheke, GR 136 656. Spelling alteration from Waimangu Point.
Waimango Stream Stream flowing generally north-easterly into the Firth of Thames at Waimango Point, topographic map 260-S11 Waiheke, source: GR 100 612, confluence: GR 135 656. Spelling alteration from Waimangu Stream.
North Shore City Suburb Names
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Note: The 42 other new and existing suburb names were processed separately.
Pinehill Existing. Topographic map 260-R10 Whangaparaoa, centred around NZMG coordinate 2664330E, 6495300N.
Rosedale Existing. Topographic map 260-R10 Whangaparaoa, centred around NZMG coordinate 2663500E, 6493680N.
Nelson Land District
Lake Daniell Lake, north-east of Springs Junction, topographic map 260-M31 Lewis, GR 515 785. Spelling alteration from Lake Daniells.
Canterbury Land District
Emerald Stream Stream flowing generally east-south-easterly towards Tengawai River, crossing SH 8 immediately north of the Hunterslea Road intersection at GR 401 626 (Bridge No. 3), north of Albury, topographic map 260-J38 Geraldine, source: GR 358 641. Not named on current map.
Kaitiaki Peak Peak at height 2222m, located in the Mount Cook Range above Ball Pass, topographic map 260-H36 Aoraki/Mount Cook, GR 804 252. Not named on current map.
Pulpit Rock Isolated and prominent rock formation, 3km west of the locality of French Farm at the north-west inner reaches of Akaroa Harbour, topographic map 260-N36&N37 Akaroa, GR 997 132. Not named on current map.
Rocky Gully River River flowing generally north-easterly into the Tengawai River, near Albury, topographic maps 260-J38 Geraldine, 260-J39&K39 Timaru, and 260-I39 Kirkliston, source from the Hunters Hills on 260-I39: GR 296 453, confluence on 260-J38: GR 417 609. River not named on current map. Gorge currently named Rocky Gully.
Westland Land District
Gibb Creek Stream flowing generally north-westerly along the Omoeroa Range, and into Omoeroa River, topographic map 260-G35,H35&H34 Franz Josef/Waiau, source: GR 756 549, confluence: GR 706 603. Spelling alteration from Gibbs Creek.
Lake Gibb Small lake, north-west of Lake Mueller and 5–6km north of the locality of Fox Glacier, topographic map 260-G35,H35&H34 Franz Josef/Waiau, GR 683 506. Spelling alteration from Lake Gibbs.
Matthies Creek Stream flowing generally northerly from Bald Hill, and into Whakapohai River(Little River), west of Lake Moeraki, topographic maps 260-F36&G36 Paringa, and 260-F37 Haast, source on 260-F37: GR 056 076, confluence on 260-F36 & G36: GR 081 125. Spelling alteration from Mathias Creek.
Westland/Otago Land Districts
Mount Clark Mountain at height 2450m, located on the Southern Alps/Ka Tiritiri o te Moana, between the Landsborough and Hopkins Rivers, topographic map 260-H37 Tasman, GR 558 011. Spelling alteration from Mount Clarke.
New Zealand Undersea Feature Names to be Removed
Norman Rocks 47°43.17'S Latitude, 178°57.10'E Longitude. Formerly underwater rocks, 6.5kmnorth-west of the Bounty Islands. Recorded as Norman Rocks on earlier charts but the feature no longer exists. Hydrographic Chart NZ 3111. Norman Rocks removed from the latest chart.
Rosario Rock 47°48.96'S Latitude, 178°58.50'E Longitude. Formerly underwater rock, 7.5kmsouth-west of the Bounty Islands. Recorded as Rosario Rock on earlier charts but the feature no longer exists. Hydrographic Chart NZ 3111. Rosario Rock removed fromthe latest chart.
Dated at Wellington this 15th day of May 2008.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.