Ōwhata is a semi-rural suburb of in the region of New Zealand's . In 2015, it had the highest house sales of any suburb in Rotorua.The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "place of the elevated stage" for Ōwhata.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport in , . is situated 3½ km northeast of Ōwhata. Photo: Air55, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa is a local museum and art gallery in the Government Gardens near the centre of , , , . is situated 3½ km west of Ōwhata. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
is situated 3½ km west of Ōwhata. Photo: Tony Hisgett, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 4 km west of Ōwhata. Photo: Bob Linsdell, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb of in the of New Zealand's .

is an eastern suburb of in the region of New Zealand's .

is the geothermal wonderland of , with easily experienced Māori culture, and a range of outdoor adventure activities. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


-38.1362° or 38° 8' 10.2" south
176.2973° or 176° 17' 50.1" east
Open Location Code
306 metres (1,004 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1504470228
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • English: Owhata
  • Maori: Ōwhata

Other Places Named Ōwhata

  • Locality in Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Locality in Northland, New Zealand

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