Opua is a place in the Bay of Islands in the Far North District of the Northland region in the North Island of New Zealand. It is the first port for overseas yachts arriving in New Zealand after crossing the Pacific. In the original city plans of 1870 the place "Newport" said. Opua West and Opua East had the Census 2006 together 612 inhabitants, an increase of 60 since the 2,001th