A nameless Wanaka stream may soon be known as Norman Creek if a proposal to the New Zealand Geographic Board is approved. The stream flows northeast for 2.5 kilometres from Roys Peak into the southern arm of Lake Wanaka. It has been used for irrigating the farmland of one family for three generations. The family has proposed the name based on the personal names of either Robert Henry Norman, the first landowner from the family, or Henry Ferris Norman, the first family member to come to the area in 1859. In its initial consideration of the proposal, the board said that, although no other nearby streams were named, it might be useful for emergency services if this one was named as it was next to Roys Peak Track, which accesses the 1578-metre Roys Peak. The proposal is now open for public submissions, with the consultation period ending on February 14.