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Farming locality on the Motueka River, 18km south-west of Motueka.
Meaning of place name
A Māori boy with the baptismal name of Timothy (Timoti) once carved the words 'Na Timoti' (belonging to Timothy) on the trunk of a tree. This was taken for the name fot he settlement, but Pakeha settlers 'corrected' it to Ngatimoti.