Māori place names have been restored to the small central North Island town of Benneydale.
Benneydale has been changed to a dual name 'Maniaiti/Benneydale'.
Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage said it will bring to light the history of the area.
"I am pleased to restore official place names which bring to light our history for everyone to celebrate and enjoy," she told Stuff.
- Misspelled Māori Wellington place and street names may be fixed
- Lack of macrons on signs for Māori place names
- Pākehā complaining about Māori place names just 'unwilling to try'
RNZ visited the King Country town in March and reported being unable to find a single person in favour of the name change.
The change was backed by the local iwi, Maniopoto.
- Even MPs can't get Maori place names right - Flavell
- More than 800 Māori place names made official
- Newshub's te reo Māori quiz: Kiwi towns and cities
The main trunk railway between Te Awamutu and Taumarunui is now called Te Ara-o-Turongo.