Pursuant to sections 18, 49, 87, 102 and 103, and Schedule 6 clause 12, of the Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act 2014 ("Settlement Act 2014"), the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa ("Board") hereby gives notice of six new and 14 altered geographic names, and two altered and one discontinued Crown Protected Area (CPA) names.
Schedule 1 below specifies the details of the new geographic names; their geographic feature types and their descriptions.
Schedule 2 below specifies the details of the altered geographic names; their geographic feature types; their descriptions; and their former names.
Schedule 3 below specifies the details of the altered CPA names; their generic terms; their descriptions; and their former CPA names.
Schedule 4 below specifies the details of the discontinued CPA name; its generic term; its description; and its former
New Zealand Gazette.
The official geographic and CPA names took effect on 29 August 2014, being the effective date of the Settlement Act 2014.
Pursuant to section 104 of the Settlement Act 2014, the Board may in the future agree to alter any official geographic name, as listed in Schedules 1 and 2 below, with the consent of the trustees of the Tupuna Taonga o Tamaki Makaurau Trust Limited.
North Auckland Land District
Name Geographic Feature Type Description
Matukutururu Hill A hill in Wiri (suburb) near Wiri Lava Cave Scientific Reserve. Locally known as Wiri Mountain. NZTopo50-BB32 653027.
Maungataketake Hill A hill at 73m on the coastline adjacent to Karore Bank near Auckland International Airport. Locally known as Ellets Mountain. NZTopo50-BB31 555043.
Maungauika Hill A hill at 65m above North Head near Devonport. NZTopo50-BA32 616227.
Pukekawa Hill A hill between Parnell (suburb) and Grafton (suburb). Locally known as
The Domain. NZTopo50-BA32 582195.
Puke o Tara Hill A hill between East Tamaki (suburb) and East Tamaki Heights. NZTopo50-BB32 689089.
Rarotonga / Mount Smart Hill A hill between Onehunga (town) and Mount Wellington (town). Locally known as Mount Smart. NZTopo50-BA32 616128.
Official Geographic Name Geographic Feature Type Description Former Geographic Name
Hauraki Gulf / Tikapa Moana Gulf A large gulf between Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula and extending north to Great Barrier Island (Aotea Island). NZTopo250-3 788975. Hauraki Gulf (recorded, not official)
Matukutureia / McLaughlins Mountain Hill A hill at 72m approximately 1km north
north-west of Puhinui Creek near Manurewa. NZTopo50-BB32 642021. McLaughlins Mountain (recorded, not official)
Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill Hill A hill at 213m in One Tree Hill (town) approximately 3km south-east of Maungawhau / Mount Eden (hill). NZTopo50-BA32 588147. One Tree Hill (recorded, not official)
Maungarei / Mount Wellington Hill A hill at 135m adjacent to Stonefields (suburb). NZTopo50-BA32 645154. Mount Wellington (recorded, not official)
Maungawhau / Mount Eden Hill A hill at 196m in the suburb of Mount Eden. NZTopo50-BA32 572172. Mount Eden (recorded, not official)
Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga Island An island in Tamaki Strait, between Waiheke Island and Motutapu Island. NZTopo50-BA32 737243. Motuihe Island (official by New Zealand Gazette, 25 October 1951, No. 82, page 1607)
Mutukaroa / Hamlin Hill Hill A hill at 65m in Mount Wellington (town). NZTopo50-BA32 633121. Hamlin Hill (recorded, not official)
Ohinerau / Mount Hobson Hill A hill at 143m between Newmarket (town) and Remuera (suburb). NZTopo50-BA32 593171. Mount Hobson (recorded, not official)
Ohuiarangi / Pigeon Mountain Hill A hill at 53m in Half Moon Bay (suburb), approximately 0.8km north-east of Wakaaranga Creek. NZTopo50-BA32 696157. Pigeon Mountain (recorded, not official)
Otahuhu / Mount Richmond Hill A hill at 48m in Otahuhu east of Westfield (suburb). NZTopo50-BA32 637109. Mount Richmond (recorded, not official)
Pukekiwiriki Hill A hill at 210m east of Red Hill (suburb)
and Puke Kiwiriki Pa, south south-east of the rifle range at the end of Petersons Road. NZTopo50-BB32 778961. Red Hill (recorded, not official)
Takarunga / Mount Victoria Hill A hill at 81m in Devonport, approximately 1km west of North Head. NZTopo50-BA32 604229. Mount Victoria (recorded, not official)
Taurere / Taylor Hill Hill A hill at 57m in Glendowie (suburb), approximately 1km south-west of Holder Lookout. NZTopo50-BA32 667185. Taylor Hill (recorded, not official)
Te Tatua-a-Riukiuta Hill A hill at 138m in the suburb of Three Kings in Mount Roskill (town). NZTopo50-BA32 563145. Big King (recorded, not official)
Department of Conservation's Auckland Conservation Partnership Region
Official Crown Protected Area Name Generic Term
(Purpose of Reservation) Description Former Crown Protected Area Name
Maungauika / North Head Historic Reserve Historic Reserve As shown in Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Collective Deed of Settlement Plan OTS-115-12. Described as 10.4990 hectares, more or less, being Section 1 SO 454837. NZTopo50-BA32 616227. North Head Historic Reserve (official by
New Zealand Gazette, 15 May 1980, No. 55, page 1429)
Nga Pona-toru-a-Peretu Scenic Reserve Scenic Reserve As shown in Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Collective Deed of Settlement Plan OTS-115-18. Described as 55.4270 hectares, more or less, being Section 1 SO 454538. Boundary is 160m contour value based on Auckland Council data. NZTopo50-BA32 691267. Part Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve that is Nga Pona-toru-a-Peretu (official by New Zealand Gazette, 8 May 1980, No. 51, page 1343)
Discontinued Official Crown Protected Area Name Generic Term
(Purpose of Reservation) Description Former
New Zealand Gazette
Wiri Historic Reserve Historic Reserve Described as 3.8413 hectares, more or less, being Sections 1 and 2 SO 382028. All Computer Interest Register 394893. NZTopo50-BB32 651028. 22 May 2009, No. 73, page 1699
Dated at Wellington this 25th day of September 2014.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.