Official on 17 January 2020

Opotiki District altered to Ōpōtiki District.

Published in the New Zealand Gazette on 19 December 2019. Official on 17 January 2020 being 28 days after publication of the Order in Council giving effect to the name alteration.


The local authority district of Ōpōtiki District Council, as defined on SO 334312. NZTM 1998873mE 5782497mN. Alteration from Opotiki District (official name by New Zealand Gazette 13 June 1989, No. 99, page 2275).


NZGB proposal report for Ōpōtiki District (PDF 319KB) – The NZGB considered this proposal report at its meeting on 20 June 2019. The report has been updated to note a letter of support from Bay of Plenty Regional Council and clarify where current boundaries can be found for the district. The proposal was notified for one month from 31 July 2019 to 6 September 2019.


See the File attachments section below for the media release for this proposal.


map of Opotiki District