Makatote River

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Makatote River
Origin Mount Ruapehu
Mouth Manganui o te Ao River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 30 kilometres (19 mi)

The Makatote River is a river of the centre of New Zealand's North Island.[1] It flows west from the slopes of Mount Ruapehu before entering rough hill country and veering southwest. It joins with the waters of several smaller streams to become the Manganui o te Ao River, part of the Whanganui River system.

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  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Makatote River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 

Coordinates: 39°16′10″S 175°21′41″E / 39.269351°S 175.361371°E / -39.269351; 175.361371