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, 18 November 2021, Notice No. 2021-ln4945 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 5 September 2022 and my final determination on the name will take effect on 29 September 2022.


Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description


A 478m hill approximately 10km south of Tauranga. NZTopo50-BD37 807109. Altered from Mount Misery (recorded name).

Dated at Wellington this 29th day of September 2022.

DAMIEN O’CONNOR, Minister for Land Information.