Matakana River

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Matakana River
Mouth Kawau Bay
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 12 kilometres (7.5 mi)

The Matakana River is a river of the Auckland Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows south from its origins east of Wellsford, passing through the township of Matakana and flowing into its estuary close to the town of Warkworth.

The Matakana River hosts the annual Matakana Seagull Race, a boat race where the power is provided by British Seagull outboard motors

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Coordinates: 36°24′S 174°45′E / 36.400°S 174.750°E / -36.400; 174.750