Share Information

Shareholding List

The current extensive shareholding list can be downloaded here:
adobe-pdf-logoExtensive Shareholder List as at 31.03.2024

Share Changes
Please read our Share Trading and Allocation Policy below when considering a change to your shares.
adobe-pdf-logoShare Trading and Allocation Policy

Information Pack for New Shareholders (and Water Users)
Within this information pack you will find a combination of information in relation to your shareholding.
Contents include a company overview, company requirements, water ordering and contact information.

Share Sales/Purchases
Shares and the right to water may be transferred to a person or entity that owns or farms a property in the scheme area or any other person or entity, approved by the Board.
Where the shares and the water rights attached to those shares relate to a specified approved property the Board may require that the water continues to be supplied to that property as a precondition to ensure that other water users’ reliability is not affected.

If you are wanting to sell, purchase of transfer shares, the following forms are required to be completed in full. Once completed, please send via email to:, or alternatively these can be dropped off to our office. Please contact our office on 03 614 7801 if you have any questions or require assistance.
adobe-pdf-logoApplication to Transfer Shares – Aug 2022
Short Form Water Agreement – Jan 2022

Share Licensing (Lease)
A shareholder may license the right to water to a person who farms a property within the scheme area which is serviced by a distribution system (having the capacity and capability of delivering water to the licensed person).
adobe-pdf-logoApplication to License Shares – Aug 2022
Application to Renew or Change an Existing License

Shares Available
From time to time we are approached by shareholders to assist in selling or licensing of shares.  Information on the current share parcels available for sale (and/or license) can be found below.
If you are interested in these shares, or require more information please contact our office by emailing
Opuha Water Ltd is independent of share trading arrangements and although publishes availability of shares, the company does not recommend or provide advice on any transactions arising.
adobe-pdf-logoShares Available for Transfer or License

Short Form Water Agreement
Shareholders and water users are required to sign and return a Short Form Water Agreement. The water agreement is our “contract” for the supply of water.
It is a company requirement that this agreement is signed and completed prior to the supply of irrigation water.
adobe-pdf-logoShort Form Water Agreement

Direct Debit Form

We request that all shareholders pay for water and infrastructure charges using direct debit.  If the direct debit facility is not exercised then a charge of 2.5% will be incurred on water and infrastructure charges.  To set up your account on direct debit for payment on the 20th of each month, please download the authority form below and return to our office via email, or in person.
adobe-pdf-logoDirect Debit Authority Form