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Otane (Māori: Ōtāne) is a township in the Central Hawke's Bay District and the Hawke's Bay region, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. The small village, has a school, general store, cafe and pub, and is located just off State Highway 2. The community had a population of 537 as of 2013.
The town was found in 1874, during a subdivision of Henry Tiffen’s 5140-hectare Homewood farming estate. It overtook and replaced a neighbouring township, Kaikora, formed over the 1850s and 1860s, and became the centre of the Pātangata County from 1885 to 1977. The county took its name from a nearby Māori pā.
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