Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Approved and Standardised Official Dual Geographic Names

Pursuant to sections 10(1)(b), 24(2)(a) and 21(2) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) gives notice of six approved and standardised official dual geographic names as described in the Schedule below.

The Board’s final determination on these approved official dual geographic names took effect on 26 August 2021.


Approved Official Geographic Name Geographic Feature Type Map and Grid Reference
Karaka / Hamilton Island Island NZTopo50-BP28 734648
Kōkōwhai Bay / Turners Bay Bay NZTopo50-BP28 768673

Mākōtukutuku Stream / Washpool Creek

Stream NZTopo50-BR33 895047
Ōparapara / Samson Bay Bay NZTopo50-BP28 603537
Pātakanui Stream / Grannys Creek Stream NZTopo50-BQ33 944244
Te Tōwaka Bay / Burnside Bay Bay NZTopo50-BP28 699614

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of August 2021.

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