A related notice was published on 28 November 2022, Notice No. 2022-ln5115.

Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Proposal to Assign a Geographic Name

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 gives notice of a proposal to assign a new geographic name as specified in the Schedule below.

Submissions on this proposed geographic name 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 Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act, submissions must state with reasons whether the proposal is supported or objected to. If an objection is made, then the submission may suggest another name.


Proposed New Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Submission Deadline

Lake Mangapōike

A newly formed permanent lake at the border of Gisborne Region and Hawke’s Bay Region on Mangapoike River, approximately 37km southwest of Gisborne and 30km northeast of Wairoa. NZTopo50-BH42 047899. Assigning a new name as official.

16 May 2022

Dated at Wellington this 16th day of February 2022.

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