Pursuant to section 12 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946 (now repealed by the New Zealand Geographic Board (Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, and pursuant to section 17 of the Interpretation Act 1999 the effect of the decision
is not affected), notice was given on 5 May 1994 of the intention of the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha
o Aotearoa to assign a new name, Ripiro Beach.
An objection was received to this proposed name and was dealt with pursuant to section 13 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946.
The decision made on 15 January 1995 by the former Minister of Survey and Land Information THE HON DENIS MARSHALL, that the name of this feature is now an official geographic name and is specified in the first column of the Schedule below ("the Schedule"), is unaffected by the repeal of the Act pursuant to section 17 of the Interpretation Act 1999.
The geographic feature type that the geographic name relates to, is set out in the second column of the Schedule.
The description of the geographic name is set out in the third column of the Schedule.
The final decision on this geographic name will take effect on 9 June 2011.
First Column Second Column Third Column
Feature Type Description
North Auckland Land District
Ripiro Beach Beach Located between Maunganui Bluff and North Head at the entrance to Kaipara Harbour, approximately 100km in length. NZTopo50 AX27-Aranga, GR 514 416, AX28-Dargaville, AY28-Te Kopuru, AY29-Ruawai, to AZ29-Kaipara Head GR 940 717. Assigning a new name for a feature not named.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of June 2011.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.