Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Discontinued Official Geographic Names

Pursuant to sections 10(1)(d), 21(2), and 24 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of discontinued official geographic names, as described in the Schedule below.

These discontinued official geographic names relate to geographic features that no longer exist and therefore should not be official geographic names.

The Board’s final determinations on these discontinued official geographic names took effect on 30 June 2016.


Discontinued Official Geographic Names (22)

Geographic Feature Type


Former Status: Official by New Zealand Gazette

Wellington Land District

Bridge Pool

Cherry Pool

Cobham Pool

Dans Pool

De Latours Pool

De Latours Reach

Graces Pool

Graces Reach

Groin Pool

Gull Reach

Jellicoe Pool

Jones Pool

Poplar Pool

Poplar Run

Shaw Reach

Swirl Pool

The Bend

The Bends Pool

The Bypass

The Stones

Upper Island Pool

Willow Reach

Fishing Pool

Feature names (fishing pools) on Tongariro River, as formerly shown on NZMS 284 ‘Lake Taupo’ map, edition 1.

24 September 1987, No. 163, page 4458

Dated at Wellington this 30th day of June 2016.

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