Pursuant to section 29(2)(b) 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 a new Crown protected area name.
The Board did not concur with the proposal, under section 27 of the Act, and referred its recommendation to the Minister of Conservation for a final determination in accordance with section 29(1) of the Act.
Having considered the Board’s recommendation, on 6 July 2016, the Minister of Conservation declared the final determination to be the official Crown protected area name as described in the Schedule below.
This decision takes effect on 6 October 2016.
South Auckland Land District
|Official Crown Protected Area Name||Geographic Feature Type||Description|
|Otawa Sanctuary Area||Sanctuary Area||Described as 400.5206 hectares, being Parts Section 12 Block VIII Otanewainuku Survey District, Sections 4 and 5 SO 469336 and Section 13 Block VIII Otanewainuku Survey District. Located approximately 9km southwest of Te Puke. NZTopo50-BD37 846085. A new name for an area currently held for conservation purposes under section 7(1A) of the Conservation Act 1987.|
Dated at Wellington this 6th day of October 2016.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.