Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of Valid Crown Protected Area Names

Pursuant to section 35(3) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board gives notice of seven names that were assigned to, or altered for, Crown protected areas (as defined in section 4 of the Act) and validated in terms of section 35(2) of the Act but have not had their names previously gazetted.

These Crown protected area names are deemed official geographic names and are valid as if they had been assigned or altered in accordance with the Act.

For more information about these Crown protected areas, see the Department of Conservation website


Crown Protected Area Name Position in terms of NZTM2000
  metres north metres east
Craigieburn Forest Park 5226755.2 1480449.0
Kaimanawa Forest Park 5669984.9 1859873.9
Kaweka Forest Park 5646845.1 1887722.3
Mount Richmond Forest Park 5409929.3 1629971.5
Pirongia Forest Park 5794560.4 1777922.1
Pureora Forest Park 5725122.6 1822806.2
Victoria Forest Park 5331040.6 1522013.1

Dated at Wellington this 28th day of November 2022.

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