Pursuant to sections 65 and 66 of the Rangitāne o Manawatu Claims Settlement Act 2016 (“Settlement Act 2016”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of four altered official geographic names.
The Schedule below specifies the details of the four altered official geographic names, their geographic feature types, their descriptions, their former names, statuses, and New Zealand Gazette references.
The official geographic names took effect on 2 March 2017, being the settlement date specified in the Settlement Act 2016.
Pursuant to section 67 of the Settlement Act 2016, the Board may in the future agree to alter any official geographic names, as listed in the Schedule below, with the consent of the trustees of Rangitāne o Manawatu Settlement Trust.
|Altered Official Geographic Name||Geographic Feature Type||Description||Former Geographic Name, Status and New Zealand Gazette|
|Aruwaru||Hill||A hill at height 767m located in the Tararua Range approximately 17km south of Palmerston North. A beaconed geodetic mark code 1228 is located at the summit. NZTopo50-BN34 224123.||Arawaru
|Mārima||Hill||A hill at height 563m located in the Tararua Range approximately 13km southeast of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BM34 274170.||Marima
|Mairehau||Hill||A hill at height 849m located in the Tararua Range approximately 22km south of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BN34 177075.||Mairekau
|Ngāwhakaraua||Hill||A hill at height 855m located in the Tararua Range approximately 22km south of Palmerston North. NZTopo50-BN34 185076.||Ngawhakarara
(official name by New Zealand Gazette, 28 July 1948, No. 42, page 939)
Dated at Wellington this 16th day of March 2017.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.