Otago Regional Council

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Otago Regional Council
Country: New Zealand
Position of Otago.png
Regional council
Name: Otago Regional Council
Logo: Otago Regional Council logo.svg
Chair: Stephen Woodhead
Population: 202,467[1]
2013 census
Land area: 31,241 km²
Website: www.orc.govt.nz
Cities and towns
Cities: Dunedin
Towns: Alexandra, Balclutha, Brighton, Cromwell, Ettrick, Frankton, Kaitangata, Lawrence, Middlemarch, Milton, Moeraki, Mosgiel, Oamaru, Palmerston, Queenstown, Ranfurly, Roxburgh, Waikouaiti, Wanaka
Constituent territorial authorities
Names: Dunedin City
Central Otago District
Clutha District
Queenstown Lakes District
Waitaki District (part)
Websites: www.otago.co.nz

Coordinates: 45°26′S 169°50′E / 45.433°S 169.833°E / -45.433; 169.833

Otago Regional Council (ORC) is the regional council for Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. The council's principal office is Regional House on Stafford Street in Dunedin, with smaller offices in Queenstown and Alexandra.

The council is a major sponsor of the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter.


  1. ^ "2013 Census QuickStats about a place: Otago Region". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 

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