Orepuki is a coastal township founded on mineral potential, with gold mining leading to its creation in 1865. Towards the end of the 19th century transport to the area improved and prosperous industries saw the town boom. The town is now a farming area.
Representation and facilities are listed below.
Members of the Orepuki CDA are: Brian William McGrath, Penny Lea Sonnenberg, Colin Brammer, Jeanette Rita Sellwood, Stephen John Calder, Alistair McCracken
The Orepuki dog map displays where dogs are allowed, where they need a lead and where they are prohibited.