Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination of the Minister for Land Information on a Local Authority Region Name

Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), notice was given in the New Zealand Gazette, 5 November 2018, Notice No. 2018-ln5486, of a proposal by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) to alter an existing local authority region name.

The Board dealt with the submissions it received for the proposal according to section 18 of the Act.

Having considered a report from the Board, I hereby declare that my final determination made pursuant to sections 20(2) and 20(3) of the Act is to correct the spelling of the local authority region name as described in the Schedule below.

I made my decision on 7 June 2019, and my final determination on this local authority region name will take effect on 18 October 2019, being the date that the Order in Council, as required by sections 22(2) and 22(3) of the Act, gives effect to this region name alteration.


Official Local Authority Region Name

Feature Type and Description

Manawatū-Whanganui Region

The local authority region of Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council, as defined on plan LG-08-2013-Con-1. NZTM 1816000mE 5595000mN. Alteration from Manawatu-Wanganui Region (official name by New Zealand Gazette, 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2351).

Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of September 2019.

Hon EUGENIE SAGE, Minister for Land Information.