Makotuku River

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Makotuku River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Mount Ruapehu
River mouth Mangawhero River
Physical characteristics
Length 28 kilometres (17 mi)

The Makotuku River is a river of the west of New Zealand's North Island. It flows southwest from the slopes of Mount Ruapehu and passes through the town of Raetihi before its confluence with the Mangawhero River.

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

Coordinates: 39°28′S 175°18′E / 39.467°S 175.300°E / -39.467; 175.300