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Ohoka
Township
Inglewood Homestead on Threlkelds Road
Inglewood Homestead on Threlkelds Road
Coordinates: 43°22′S 172°34′E / 43.367°S 172.567°E / -43.367; 172.567Coordinates: 43°22′S 172°34′E / 43.367°S 172.567°E / -43.367; 172.567
Country New Zealand
Region Canterbury
Territorial authority Waimakariri District
Ward Oxford-Ohoka Ward
Time zone UTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode
7692
Area code(s) 03

Ohoka is a small semi-rural township on the northern outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "place of the stake for a decoy parrot" for Ōhoka.

Demographics

Ohoka is part of the wider Mandeville-Ohoka statistical area.

Education

Ohoka School is Ohoka's only school. It is a state co-educational full primary school with a decile rating of 10 and a roll of 215 students (as of July 2016). The principal is Kate McClelland.

Notable people

Anna Dawson, Pac-12 Athlete of the Year during Senior year at Stanford. Competed with the New Zealand squad at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Amsterdam, collecting a silver medal in the Eight.

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