Skip to main content

For information about COVID-19, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website.

New Zealand Geographic Board

Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

Their role is to:

  • give places official names
  • approve place names that already exist unofficially
  • change place names (eg correct spelling)
  • remove place names
  • review names for Crown protected areas (eg national parks).



Public Service

Part of

Land Information New Zealand

Utility links and page information

Page last updated: