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Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Proposals to Assign or Alter Geographic and Undersea Names

Pursuant to sections 16(2) and 16(3) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of proposals to assign new or alter existing geographic and undersea names.

The proposed new or altered geographic and undersea names are specified in the first column of the Schedule below.

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

The description of each proposed new or altered geographic and undersea 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 these proposed assigned or altered geographic and undersea names 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: nzgbsubmissions@linz.govt.nz, or website:

www.linz.govt.nz/regulatory/place-names/place-name-consultation

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.

Schedule

First Column

Second Column

Third Column

Fourth Column

Proposed Assigned and Altered Geographic and Undersea Names

Geographic or Undersea Feature Type

Description

Submission deadline

North Auckland Land District

Taraire Creek

Stream

A tributary of Otara Creek, approximately 1km long starting at Mission Heights Bush and flowing into Salford Park in Flat Bush, South Auckland. From NZTopo50-BB32 722082 to 714072. Assigning a new name to an unnamed feature.

28 August 2015

Hawke’s Bay Land District

East Pier Point

Point

A reclaimed coastal point located at the eastern entrance to Napier’s inner harbour. NZTopo50-BJ39 351230. Assigning a new name to an unnamed feature.

28 August 2015

Wellington Land District

Macaskill Lakes

Lake

Two small man-made lakes adjacent to State Highway 2, 8km northeast of Upper Hutt at Te Marua. NZTopo50-BP33 802495 and NZTopo50-BP33 806498. Assigning a new name to unnamed features.

28 August 2015

Mackays Crossing

Locality

A rural locality west of State Highway 1, approximately 3km northeast of Paekakariki. NZTopo50-BP32 667626. Alteration from MacKays Crossing (recorded name).

28 August 2015

Remutaka Pass

Pass

A pass where State Highway 2 crosses between Rimutaka Range and Tararua Range. From NZTopo50-BP33 874461 to 874464. Assigning a new name to an unnamed feature.

28 August 2015

Whairepo Lagoon

Lake

A small man-made lagoon on Wellington’s waterfront, connected to Lambton Harbour, adjacent to Frank Kitts Park. NZTopo50-BQ31 490277. Assigning a new name to an unnamed feature.

28 August 2015

Whanganui District

District

The local authority district of Wanganui District Council, as defined on SO 36047. NZTM 1787200mE 5601700mN. Alteration from Wanganui District (Official by New Zealand Gazette, 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2351).

28 August 2015

Nelson Land District

Hodges Creek

Stream

A stream that flows north-northeast for approximately 2km into Flora Stream in Kahurangi National Park. From NZTopo50-BQ24 733409 (source) to NZTopo50-BP24 739427 (confluence). Alteration from Hodge Creek (recorded name).

3 July 2015

Hodges Stream

Stream

A stream that flows generally south for approximately 9km from its source on the eastern side of Kakapo Spur into Leslie River, approximately 2km north-northeast of the confluence of Leslie River with Karamea River in Kahurangi National Park. NZTopo50-BP23 602427 (source) to NZTopo50-BQ23 603353 (confluence). Alteration from Hodge Creek (recorded name).

3 July 2015

Westland Land District

Passchendaele Ridge

Ridge

A steep ridge sloping southeast to northwest, between Fox Glacier/Te Moeka o Tuawe and Fox Range. NZTopo50-BX15 670761 to 639782. Alteration from Paschendale Ridge (recorded name).

3 July 2015

Southland Land District

Winton Burn

Stream

A river that flows generally south for approximately 17km from its source on the eastern side of Livingstone Mountains into Mararoa River. NZTopo50-CC09 138006 (source) to 170927 (confluence). Alteration from Windon Burn (recorded name).

3 July 2015

Dagg Terrace

Terrace

45°20.50'S Latitude, 166°33.22'E Longitude. A long, narrow, northeast-southwest trending undersea terrace surrounded by undersea mountains, at a depth of 2900m, located within the 12 NM territorial seas approximately 17km east of the entrance to Dagg Sound. Alteration from Dagg Basin (recorded name), depicted on Dusky Chart©, Mitchell & Garlick 2001.

3 July 2015

Dated at Wellington this 28th day of May 2015.

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