Ohura is a small village in the west of the North Island of New Zealand. It is located west of Taumarunui in the King Country region in the country of the Manawatu- Wanganui Region.
The town lies on the banks of the River Mangaroa, a tributary of the Ohura River which in turn flows into the Whanganui River.
Ohura was the center of the coal removal in the region. The mines and associated rail network was an important part of the local economy.
At the 2006 census the town had 165 residents, a decrease of 57 since 2001.
In Ohura is a small museum on local history.