Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 ("Act"), the
New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa hereby gives notice of proposals to 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 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 the 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, or Email: email@example.com, or 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.
First Column Second Column Third Column Fourth Column
Proposed New or Altered Geographic Name Geographic
Feature Type Description Submission Deadline
North Auckland Land District
Hohi Historic Site The traditional Maori name for the historic locality of the first mission station, located within the Marsden Cross Historic Reserve, at Rangihoua Bay, Bay of Islands. NZTopo50 AV29-Russell, NZTM 1699850E, 6107700N. Assigning a new name for an unnamed feature. 14 February 2014
South Auckland Land District
Stokes Beach Beach A beach within Tauranga Harbour, located on
the northern shores of the suburb of Otumoetai, extending east from Tilby Point for approximately 2.5km to the reclaimed part of Kulim Park where the Elements Watersports building is located. From NZTopo50 BD36-Lower Kaimai, GR 756 274 to NZTopo50 BD37-Tauranga, GR 779 267. Assigning a new name for an unnamed feature. 14 February 2014
Otago Land District
Norman Creek Creek A small creek flowing generally north-easterly
for approximately 2.5km into Lake Wanaka, opposite Ruby Island. NZTopo50 CB12-Cardrona, GR 882 438 to GR 900 449. Assigning a new name for an unnamed feature. 14 February 2014
Southland Land District
Codfish Island / Whenua Hou Island An island located approximately 3km north-west of Stewart Island / Rakiura. NZTopo50 CH08- Codfish Island (Whenuahou), NZTM 1190420E, 4806155N. Depicted on maps and charts as Codfish Island (Whenuahou), Codfish (Whenuahau) Island, Codfish Island, Whenua hou, Codfish Island / Whenuahou, and Codfish Island / Whenua Hou. Alteration from official alternative geographic names and replacing New Zealand Gazette, 29 July 1948, No. 42, page 939. 14 February 2014
Dated at Wellington this 14th day of November 2013.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.