Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination of the Minister for Land Information on an Official Geographic Name

Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), notice was given in the New Zealand Gazette, 5 June 2014, No. 59, page 1641, of a proposal by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) to alter an existing geographic name.

The Board dealt with the submissions received for the proposal according to section 18 of the Act.

Having considered a report from the Board, I hereby declare that my final determination made pursuant to sections 20(2) and 20(3) of the Act is to alter the existing geographic name as described in the Schedule below to an official geographic name.

I made my decision on 11 February 2015.

My final determination on these official geographic names take effect on 26 February 2015.


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Official Geographic Name Geographic Feature Type Description

Otago Land District

Macraes Township A township approximately 50 km north of Dunedin. NZTopo50-CD17 987714. Alteration from Macraes Flat (recorded name).

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of February 2015.

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