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: http://www.linz.govt.nz/regulatory/place-names/place-name-consultation, by email to: nzgbsubmissions@linz.govt.nz, 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.

Schedule

Proposed Assigned or Altered Geographic Feature Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Submission Deadline

Disaster Burn

A stream flowing from NZTopo50-CD06 476470 to 490462 into Mica Burn, northwest of West Arm, Lake Manapouri, Fiordland National Park. Alteration of position from NZTopo50-CD06 486450 to 496446. Existing recorded name made official.

20 June 2019

Hāwea / Bligh Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 675228. Alteration from Bligh Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Hinenui / Nancy Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 347830. Alteration from Nancy Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Kaikiekie / Bradshaw Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CD06 363686. Alteration from Bradshaw Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Moana-whenua-pōuri / Edwardson Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 081958. Alteration from Edwardson Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Rakituma / Preservation Inlet

An inlet centred at NZTopo50-CF05 085764. Alteration from Preservation Inlet (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Taiari / Chalky Inlet

An inlet centred at NZTopo50-CF04 039860. Alteration from Chalky Inlet (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Taiporoporo / Charles Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 367911. Alteration from Charles Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Taitetimu / Caswell Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC06 440978. Alteration from Caswell Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Tamatea / Dusky Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CE04 018119. Alteration from Dusky Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Awa-o-Tū / Thompson Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CC05 267746. Alteration from Thompson Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Awaroa / Long Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 217893. Alteration from Long Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Hāpua / Sutherland Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 706323. Alteration from Sutherland Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Houhou / George Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CB07 566116. Alteration from George Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Korowhakaunu / Cunaris Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CF05 125909. Alteration from Cunaris Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Puaitaha / Breaksea Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CE05 166360. Alteration from Breaksea Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Te Rā / Dagg Sound

A fiord centred at NZTopo50-CD05 176535. Alteration from Dagg Sound (recorded name).

20 August 2019

Terror Reef

An undersea reef at -52.5515 latitude, 169.1739 longitude, adjacent to Shoal Point in Perseverance Harbour on Campbell Island / Motu Ihupuku. Assigning an existing recorded name as official.

20 June 2019

Dated at Wellington this 20th day of May 2019.

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