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This article is about the suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. For places in Poland, see Opawa (disambiguation). For the city in the Czech Republic, see Opava.
 • Total 1.9710 km2 (0.7610 sq mi)
 • Total 3,360
 • Density 1,704.7/km2 (4,415/sq mi)

Opawa is an inner suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, located 2.5 kilometres south-east of the city centre.

The name is a contraction of Ōpāwaho, which means a place of ('o') an outer pā or outpost ('paawaho') in Māori. Ōpāwaho or Opaawaho is the Māori name for the Heathcote River.

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