Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Valid Crown Protected Area Names

Pursuant to section 35(3) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board hereby gives notice of four names that were assigned to, or altered for, Crown protected areas (as defined in section 4 of the Act), and which were validated in terms of section 35(2) of the Act, but have not had their names previously gazetted.

These crown protected area names are deemed official geographic names and are valid as if they had been assigned or altered in accordance with the Act.

For more information about these Crown protected areas, see the Department of Conservation website


Crown Protected Area Name

Position in terms of NZTM2000

metres north

metres east

Atiu or Middle Island Scenic Reserve



Green Island Scenic Reserve



Korapuki Island Scenic Reserve



Red Mercury Island (Whakau) Scenic Reserve



Dated at Wellington this 31st day of January 2019.

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