Ōpōtiki District

Proposed place name

Ōpōtiki District

Current name

Opotiki District

Why is this change being proposed?

To correct the spelling of the local authority district name.


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 is notified for one month so that the public can make submissions supporting or objecting to the name being changed.


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


map of Opotiki District

Make a submission

Consultation occurred between 31 July 2019 and 6 September 2019. Submissions are now closed for this proposal.