Pursuant to section 15 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946, notice is hereby given of the final decisions of the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa to assign new or alter existing place names, stated in the first column of the Schedule below, to the places described in the second column of the said Schedule, and that such decisions take effect on 16 November 2008.
Wellington Land District
Te Motu o Poutoa Historic pa site located on an elevated area of the left bank of the Manawatu River, covering Anzac Park and overlooking Palmerston North, topographic map 260-T24 Palmerston North, GR 332 891. Not named on current map.
Marlborough and Nelson Land Districts
Elliott Peak Mountain at height 861m, located in the range 2km south of Okiwi Bay, Croisilles Harbour, Marlborough Sounds, topographic map 260-O27 Nelson, GR 648 085. Spelling alteration from Elliot Peak.
Canterbury Land District
Cradock Stream Stream flowing generally southerly from Mystery Lake below Dogs Range and intoLake Clearwater, located in the foothills inland from Ashburton, topographic map 260-J36 Mount Harper/Mahaanui, source: GR 503 388, confluence: GR 502 323. Spelling alteration from Craddock Stream.
Downs Creek Stream flowing generally south-easterly from Geraldine Downs and into the WaihiRiver, passing west of Geraldine, topographic map 260-J38 Geraldine, source: GR 661 796, confluence: GR 703 747. Not named on current map.
Specimen Creek Stream flowing generally easterly from the Southern Alps/Ka Tiritiri o te Moana and into the Wilberforce River, topographic map 260-K33 Otira, source: GR 730 028, confluence: GR 745 022. Spelling alteration from Speciman Creek.
Dated at Wellington this 16th day of October 2008.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.