Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination of the Minister for Land Information on an Official Geographic 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, 20 May 2019, Notice No. 2019-ln2258, of a proposal by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) to alter an existing geographic name.

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

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

I made my decision on 15 November 2019 and my final determination on this name will take effect on 10 December 2019.


Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Tamatea / Dusky Sound

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

Dated at Wellington this 10th day of December 2019.

Hon EUGENIE SAGE, Minister for Land Information.