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Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
Current version for 8 July 2016 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 04:35)
Section 10
10   Publication of geographical names
(1)  Where:
(a)  no submission objecting to a proposed name or alteration has been made, the board may cause a notice specifying the proposed name or alteration to be published in the Gazette, or
(b)  a submission has been made objecting to a proposed name or alteration, the board has recommended to the Minister that the proposed name or alteration be adopted, either with or without modification, and the Minister has approved the board’s recommendation, the board shall cause a notice specifying the proposed name or alteration, as approved by the Minister, to be so published.
(2)  Upon publication of such notice the name assigned or any altered name specified in the notice shall become the geographical name of the place to which the notice relates and, in the case of an alteration, the former name of the place shall cease to be its recorded or geographical name.