Notice of Proposals to Assign or Alter Place Names

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Pursuant to section 16 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa hereby gives notice of various proposals to either assign new place names or alter existing place names, as specified in the Schedule below.

Submissions on proposed new or altered place names may be provided in writing to:

Secretary of the New Zealand Geographic Board,
c/o Land Information New Zealand,
PO Box 5501,
Wellington 6145

Facsimile: (04) 460 0112
Email: nzgbsubmissions@linz.govt.nz
Online: http://www.linz.govt.nz/placenames/consultation/index.aspx

NOTE: Comments posted via TangataWhenua.com and through their social media networks are not classed as formal submissions and will not be monitored by the NZGB.  Eligible submissions must be provided in writing via the above-mentioned communication channels.

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. The date by which submissions must be received is provided in the fourth column of the Schedule.

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Proposed
Geographic Name
Geographic
Feature Type
Description
Submission
Deadline

 

 

 

 

The hyperlinks for each proposed name below take you to the Land Information New Zealand website, which holds authoritative information about these proposals, including a link to an online submission form.

North Auckland Land District

Swann Beach

Beach

A very small beach located on the northern coast of Whangaparaoa Peninsula, within Polkinghornes Bay and west of Big Manly Beach . NZTopo50 BA32-Auckland, centred at GR 564 453. Spelling alteration from Swan Beach (recorded name).

22 July 2011

South Auckland Land District

Mangawawe Stream

Stream

A small stream, 8km long, flowing easterly then north-easterly into Waipa River, located just west
and north-west of Pirongia. NZTopo50 BE33-Pirongia, from source GR 865 915 to confluence GR 916 947. Spelling alteration from Mangawawa Stream (recorded name).

16 September 2011

     

Te Tāhuna o Rangataua

Bay

Tidal mudflats and sandy area of the inner south-east reaches of Tauranga Harbour, bounded by State Highway 2 at west, and extending over Welcome Bay at the south-west. NZTopo50 BD37-Tauranga, GR 832 221. Alteration from Rangataua Bay and replacing New Zealand Gazette, 7 February 1974, No. 11, page 233.

16 September 2011

     

Wairēinga / Bridal Veil Falls

Waterfall

Waterfall on Pakoka River, north of Aotea Harbour, and approximately 11km south of Raglan, NZTopo50 BD32-Raglan, GR 667 027. Spelling alteration
of an official name from Waireinga/Bridal Veil
Falls (macron to be added). Replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 16 October 2008, No. 159, page 4193.

16 September 2011

     

Wairēinga Scenic Reserve

Scenic
Reserve

Surrounding Wairēinga / Bridal Veil Falls (proposed), north of Aotea Harbour, and approximately 11km south of Raglan, NZTopo50 BD32-Raglan, GR 667 027. Alteration of an official Crown protected area name from Bridal Veil Falls Scenic Reserve. Waikato Conservancy Conservation Unit Number R15005. Replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 2 February 1981, No. 13, page 273. Notified in terms of section 30(3) of the Act.

16 September 2011

Wellington Land District

Matira / Castle Rock

Coastal
Rock

A prominent coastal feature, 1km south-west of Castlepoint township, rising to a height of 162m, on which is located a beaconed geodetic mark, coded A40V and named Castlepoint No 2. NZTopo50 BP36-Castlepoint, GR 710 662. Alteration to a dual name from Castle Point (recorded name).

16 September 2011

Canterbury Land District and Westland Land District

Ayres Ridge

Ridge

Significant alpine feature, elevation over 3000m, extending over 1km north-south between Douglas Peak and Mount Haidinger, on the main divide, at
the head of Albert Glacier, which flows northwest into Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe. NZTopo50 BX16-Mount Elie De Beaumont, from GR 740 752 to GR 738 742. Assigning a new name for a feature not named, but in common use.

16 September 2011

Westland Land District

Crystal Peak

Peak

Located in the Bannock Brae Range, south of Zora Glacier, at height 2034m. NZTopo50 BY14-Mount Ward, GR 441 513. Assigning a new name for a feature not named.

16 September 2011

Canterbury Land District

Coldstream Creek

Stream

A small stream, 5km long, flowing south-easterly into Canterbury Bight, located on the left bank
of the Rangitata River and 20km north-east of Temuka. NZTopo50 BZ20-Clandeboye, from source GR 808 115 to sea GR 836 083. Assigning a new name for a feature not named.

22 July 2011

     

Rawle Gully

Gully

A narrow gully, extending 3km east-west on the right bank of Rangitata River, located 8km north-east of Mount Peel. NZTopo50 BY19-Arundel, from GR 559 492 to GR 579 494. Spelling alteration from Raules Gully (recorded name).

16 September
2011

     

Mount Willmer

Mountain

Located in the St James Range, 20km north-west
of Hanmer Springs, at height 1802m. NZTopo50 BT24-Ada Flat, GR 737 084. Spelling alteration from Mount Wilmer (recorded name).

22 July 2011

     

Willmer Stream

Stream

A small stream, 4km long, flowing south-easterly into Edwards River in the St James Range, located 17km north-west of Hanmer Springs. NZTopo50 BT24-Ada Flat, from source: GR 722 066 to confluence: GR 742 037. Spelling alteration from Wilmers Stream (recorded name).

22 July 2011

Southland Land District

Alexandra Peak

Peak

Located in the Princess Mountains, above the western shores of Lake Hauroko, Fiordland, at height 1504m. NZTopo50 CF06-Lake Poteriteri, GR 553 917. Spelling alteration from Alexander Peak (recorded name).

22 July 2011

     

 

Mount McDouall

Mountain

Located in the Stuart Mountains, to the west of the inner reaches of North Fiord, Lake Te Anau, Fiordland, at height 1728m. NZTopo50 CC08-Welcome Point, GR 807 008. Spelling alteration from Mount McDougall (recorded name).

22 July 2011

Railway Lines

Bluff Line

Railway Line

Southland Land District, from Invercargill to Bluff, NZTopo50 CG10-Invercargill, GR 422 495, to CH10-Foveaux Strait, GR 436 288. Alteration from Bluff Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

East Coast
Branch

Railway Line

South Auckland Land District, from Hamilton to Kawerau, NZTopo50 BD33-Hamilton, GR 993 151, BD34-Morrinsville, BD35-Matamata, BD36-Lower Kaimai, BD37-Tauranga, BD38-Maketu, BD39-Matata, to BE39-Edgecumbe GR 267 796. Alteration from East Coast Main Trunk Railway and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 5 May 1977, No. 49, page 1281.

22 July 2011

     

Finegand
Branch

Railway Line

Otago Land District, from Main South Line south of Balclutha to Finegand, NZTopo50 CF15-Milton, GR 485 723 to GR 486 705. Alteration from Finegand Industrial Siding and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Gracefield
Branch

Railway Line

Wellington Land District, from Woburn to Gracefield, NZTopo50 BQ32-Lower Hutt, GR 601 348 to GR 603 329. Alteration from Gracefield Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Hautapu Branch

Railway Line

South Auckland Land District, from Ruakura to Hautapu, NZTopo50 BD34-Morrinsville GR 053 171 to GR 159 067. Alteration from Cambridge Industrial Siding and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

Hokitika Line

Railway Line

Westland Land District, from Greymouth to Hokitika, NZTopo50 BT19-Runanga, GR 533 989, BU19-Kumara, to BU18-Hokitika GR 346 677. Alteration from Hokitika Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Hornby Branch

Railway Line

Canterbury Land District, from Hornby toward Prebbleton, NZTopo50 BX23-Lincoln, GR 619 790 to GR 611 764. Alteration from Hornby Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Murupara Line

Railway Line

South Auckland Land District, from Kawerau to Murupara, NZTopo50 BE39-Edgecumbe GR 279 814, BF39-Galatea, to BF38-Kaingaroa Forest GR 224 373. Alteration from Murupara Branch and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Newmarket Line

Railway Line

North Auckland Land District, from central Auckland to Newmarket, NZTopo50 BA32-Auckland GR 584 207 to GR 585 183. Alteration from AucklandNewmarket Railway Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Ohai Line

Railway Line

Southland Land District, from Invercargill to Ohai, NZTopo50 CG10-Invercargill, GR 423 495, CG09-Riverton / Aparima, to CF09-Nightcaps GR 074 008. Alteration from Ohai Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Port Chalmers Branch

Railway Line

Otago Land District, from Sawyers Bay to Port Chalmers container terminal, NZTopo50 CE17-Dunedin, GR 139 229 to GR 157 244. Alteration from Port Chalmers Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Rapahoe Branch

Railway Line

Westland Land District, from Greymouth to Rapahoe, NZTopo50 BT19-Runanga, GR 534 990 to GR 557 075. Alteration from Rapahoe Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Rotowaro Branch

Railway Line

South Auckland Land District, from Huntly to Rotowaro, NZTopo50 BC33-Te Kauwhata GR 906 399 to GR 842 382. Alteration from Rotowaro Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Tinwald Branch

Railway Line

Canterbury Land District, from Tinwald west for less than 1km, NZTopo50 BY21-Ashburton, GR 970 361 to GR 963 360. Alteration from Tinwald Industrial Siding and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette, 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

     

Waitoa Branch

Railway Line

South Auckland Land District, from Morrinsville to Waitoa, NZTopo50 BD34-Morrinsville GR 234 289 to BD35-Matamata GR 323 354. Alteration from Waitoa Industrial Line and replacing previous New Zealand Gazette , 15 January 1998, No. 1, page 78.

22 July 2011

Whangarei Port
Branch

Railway Line

North Auckland Land District, from North Auckland Line just south of Whangarei to Port Whangarei, NZTopo50 AX30-Whangarei GR 208 441 to GR 221 420. Alteration from Port Whangarei Industrial Siding and replacing
previous New Zealand Gazette , 29 August 1996, No. 94, page 2470.

22 July 2011

Dated at Wellington this 9th day of June 2011. W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.

In addition, there are two other notices for final/official names, which are notified, but are not being consulted and no submissions are being sought:

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