Filming in the District

​​​Ōpōtiki is your stunning 'Coast by Nature' choice for filming. 

We have miles of ocean, a 160 km coastline, clean rivers and over 11,200 hectares of native bush and scrubland. Opotiki is a scenic wonderland steeped in history and culture.

It's no wonder we're already the location of award winning movies, and the home of a world famous actor and director to boot!​

​If you would like to film in our District on any Council-owned property, reserve, park or road, complete our online application form​ and we'll be in contact to guide you through our permit process.​

Before you submit your application you'll need to have read the general terms and conditions for filming​.

If you have any queries, please email us at​ or phone 07 3153030.

Film Bay of Plenty can assist you with any filming activity including showcasing the various areas of our district that could be perfect for your film. Contact them on or 027 437 6377 or see their website

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