Kuratau River

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Kuratau River
Country New Zealand
River mouth Lake Taupo
Physical characteristics
Length 24 km (15 mi)

The Kuratau River is a river of the centre of New Zealand's North Island. It flows generally eastwards, initially flowing southeast from its sources in rough hill country south of the Pureora Forest Park before turning northeast to reach the small Lake Kuratau. From here it flows east 5 kilometres (3 mi) further before flowing into the southwest of Lake Taupo close to the settlement of Kuratau.

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"Place Name Detail: Kuratau River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 38°53′S 175°46′E / 38.883°S 175.767°E / -38.883; 175.767