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, 16 February 2022, Notice No. 2022-ln312 of a proposal by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) to assign Lake Mangapōike as a new official 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 22 October 2022 and my final determination on the name will take effect on 28 November 2022.


Official Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type and Description

Lake Te Horonui

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

Dated at Wellington this 28th day of November 2022.

DAMIEN O’CONNOR, Minister for Land Information.