Related notices were published on 7 March 2023, Notice No. 2023-ln781 and Notice No. 2023-ln807.

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 three 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 to be 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

NZTopo50 Grid Reference

Mataikona Recreation Reserve

BN36 754808


Red River Scenic Reserve

BM37 836257


White Rock Reserve

BR33 996955


Dated at Wellington this 1st day of March 2023.

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