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A corrigendum to this notice was published on 20 July 2017, Issue No. 74, Notice No. 2017-ln3580.

Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Altered Geographic Names for Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017

Pursuant to sections 83, 84 and 85 of the Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017 (“Settlement Act 2017”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of two altered official geographic names.

The Schedule below specifies the details of the two altered official geographic names, their geographic feature type or term, their descriptions and their former names.

The official geographic names took effect on 18 May 2017, being the settlement date specified in the Settlement Act 2017.

Pursuant to section 86 of the Settlement Act 2017, 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 Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui.

Schedule

Altered Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type

Description

Former Name and Status

Ōrongotea Stream

Stream

A small stream that flows southwest for approximately 5km from near the summit of Tokapapa to Whanganui River. NZTopo50-BK33 859187 to 832152.

Orongotea Stream (recorded name)

Whātaumā Stream

Stream

A stream that flows southwest for approximately 9km from near the summit of Ngarakauwhakarara to Whanganui River. NZTopo50-BK33 874209 to 817161.

Whataumu Stream (recorded name)

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of June 2017.

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