Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of a Decision to Approve as Official an Undersea Feature Name

Pursuant to sections 24(2)(a) and 24(3) 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 one approved undersea feature name within New Zealand’s 12 nautical mile territorial limit, as described in the Schedule below.

The Board’s final determination on this approved undersea feature name took effect on 26 July 2018.


Approved Official Undersea Feature Name

Undersea Feature Type



(latitude, longitude)

Kapiti Seavalley


A northeast-southwest trending valley parallel to the adjacent Kapiti Island and continental shelf. Depicted on Cook Strait Chart©, Mitchell, 1996.

-40.8815, 174.7783

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of July 2018.

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