Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Proposals to Assign and Alter Geographic Names

Pursuant to section 16 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 proposals to assign and alter existing geographic names, as specified in the Schedule below.

Submissions on these proposed geographic names may be made on the form linked from:, by email to:, or by writing to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act, submissions must state with reasons whether a proposal is supported or objected to. If an objection is made, then the submission may suggest another name, or support the existing name.


Proposed Assigned or Altered Geographic Feature Name

Geographic Feature Type


Submission Deadline

Manawatū-Whanganui Region

Local authority region

The local authority region of Manawatu-Wanganui Council, as defined on plan LG-08-2013-Con-1. Alteration from Manawatu-Wanganui Region (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2351).

5 December 2018

Ōtorohanga District

Local authority district

The local authority district of Otorohanga District Council, as defined on plan LG-018-2013-W-1. Alteration from Otorohanga District (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2460).

5 December 2018

Te Māniaiti / Benneydale


A small township approximately 27km southeast of Te Kuiti. NZTopo50-BF34 059337. Alteration from Benneydale (recorded name).

5 February 2019



A suburb of Auckland, approximately 6km west-southwest of the CBD. Bounded by New Windsor to the west, Mount Roskill to the south, and Sandringham to the north. Centred on NZTopo50-BA31 540144. The proposed extent is depicted at Assigning an existing recorded name as official.

5 February 2019

Dated at Wellington this 5th day of November 2018.

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