The New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names (the Gazetteer) is published by the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB). The Gazetteer contains all official names for features within the NZGB’s jurisdiction.
The Gazetteer includes the following information for each official name:
- official name
- gazette or statutory reference
- type of feature or place (eg town, mountain, etc)
- position (in terms of the New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 (NZTM2000) projection and New Zealand Geodetic Datum 2000 (NZGD2000))
- description (where available)
- extent (where available).