Arapito is a town in the Karamea area of New Zealand. Arapito is a farming community on the south side of the Karamea River, and upriver from the main Karamea township.
The settlement was originally named Promised Land; it was changed to Arapito (Māori: 'End of the path') in 1908 when a post office was established in the town. The area was originally a Māori hunting trail, hence the name.
Coordinates: 41°16′S 172°10′E / 41.267°S 172.167°E / -41.267; 172.167