Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of a Proposal to Assign a Geographic Name

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 a proposal to assign a new geographic name.

The proposed new geographic name is specified in the first column of the Schedule below.

The geographic feature type that the proposed new geographic name relates to is set out in the second column of the Schedule.

The description of the proposed new geographic name is set out in the third column of the Schedule.

The date by which submissions must be received is provided in the fourth column of the Schedule.

Submissions on the proposed new geographic name may be provided in writing to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145, or email:, or website:

In accordance with section 17 of the Act, submissions must state, with reasons, whether the proposal is supported or objected to and if an objection is made, then submissions may set out an alternative proposal, or support the existing name, if any.


First Column Second Column Third Column Fourth Column
Proposed New Geographic Name Geographic Feature Type Description Submission Deadline

Canterbury Land District

Mount Foweraker Peak A peak at height 1804m located between Red Beech Stream and Sudden Valley Stream in Arthur’s Pass National Park, approximately 8.5km north-west of Cass. NZTopo50-BV21 937413. Assigning a new name to an unnamed feature. 30 January 2015

Dated at Wellington this 30th day of October 2014.

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