Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Final Determinations by the Minister of Conservation on an Official Crown Protected Area Name

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.