Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 ("the Act"), the
New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa hereby gives notice of various proposals to either assign new, or alter existing, geographic names.
The proposed new or altered geographic names are specified in the first column of the Schedule below ("the Schedule").
The geographic feature type that each proposed new or altered geographic name relates to is set out in the second column of the Schedule.
The description of each proposed new or altered geographic name is set out in the third column of the Schedule.
The date by which submissions must be received is provided in the fourth column of the Schedule.
Submissions on proposed new or altered geographic names may be provided in writing to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145. Facsimile: (04) 472 2244.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.linz.govt.nz/placenames/consultation/index.aspx
In accordance with section 17 of the Act, submissions must state, with reasons, whether the proposal is supported or objected to and if an objection is made, then submissions may set out an alternative proposal, or support the existing name, if any.
Proposed Assigned or Altered Geographic Names
First Column Second Column Third Column Fourth Column
Proposed Geographic Name Geographic
Feature Type Description Submission Deadline
Auckland Land District
Westgate Suburb Located approximately 15km north-west of the Auckland Central Business District, bounded generally by Kedgley Drive to the east, extending south and west to State Highway 16. NZTopo50 BA31-Waitemata Harbour, GR 431 245. Alteration from Massey North (local-use name). 26 October 2012
Wellington Land District
Paekakariki Hill Locality Located between Pukerua Bay suburb to the west, Pauatahanui locality to the south-west, and Judgeford locality to the south-east. NZTopo50 BP32-Paraparaumu, GR 630 544. Assigning a new locality name. 26 October 2012
Paekakariki Hill Hill Located within Paekakariki Hill locality (proposed name), height 440m. NZTopo50 BP32-Paraparaumu GR 614 551. Geodetic mark, coded 7408, named "Diggings No2", beaconed, is located at summit. Assigning a new name
for an unnamed feature. 26 October 2012
Nelson Land District
Mount Petra Hill Located off the northern end of the Herbert Range, within Kahurangi National Park. NZTopo50 BQ23-Wangapeka Saddle, GR 510 315. Assigning a new name for an unnamed feature. 26 October 2012
Otago Land District
Reserve Historic Reserve Located in the Southern Eyre Mountains, approximately 2.5km south-west of Kingston, at the southernmost reaches of Lake Wakatipu. NZTopo50 CD11-Kingston, GR 621 693. Assigning a new Crown protected area name. Notified in terms of section 30(3) of the Act. 24 August 2012
Southland Land District - Undersea Features Inside New Zealand 12 Nautical Mile Territorial Sea
Bauza Basin Basin 45°16.70'S Latitude 166°52.70'E Longitude. Located
north-west of Bauza Island in Doubtful Sound / Patea, Fiordland. Maximum depth 218m. NZTopo50 CD05-Dagg Sound, Chart NZ7625, Doubtful Sound NW Chart© Irwin
& Main 1981D. Alteration from Nee Basin and the extent
of Bauza Basin. 24 August 2012
Amazon Basin Basin 44°50.406'S Latitude 167°30.448'E Longitude. Located north-east of Amazon Cove in Bligh Sound, Fiordland. Maximum depth 180m. Partly under Hawea (Clio Rocks) Marine Reserve. NZTopo50 CB07-Bligh Sound, Chart NZ7623, Bligh Sound Chart© Irwin & Main 1985. Alteration from Escape Basin and the extent of Amazon Basin. 24 August 2012
Thompson Basin Basin 45°13.799'S Latitude 166°58.61'E Longitude. Located east of Secretary Island and within Thompson Sound, Fiordland. Maximum depth 342m. NZTopo50 CC05-Colonial Head and CD05-Dagg Sound, Chart NZ7625, Doubtful Sound NW Chart© Irwin & Main 1981D. Alteration from Lyall Basin and the extent of Thompson Basin. 24 August 2012
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of July 2012.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.