Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of a Proposal to Alter a Local Authority District Name

Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of a proposal to alter an existing local authority district name, as specified in the Schedule below.

Submissions on this proposed altered local authority district name may be made on the online form linked from:, by email to:, or by writing to the Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board, c/o Land Information New Zealand, PO Box 5501, Wellington 6145.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act submissions must state with reasons whether the proposal is supported or objected to. If an objection is made then the submission may suggest another name, or support the existing name.


Proposed Altered Local Authority District Name

Feature Type and Description

Submission Deadline

Ōpōtiki District

The local authority district of Opotiki District Council, as defined on SO 334312. NZTM 1998873mE 5782497mN. Alteration from Opotiki District (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2275).

6 September 2019

Dated at Wellington this 31st of July 2019.

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