Manganui River (Northland)

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For other New Zealand rivers called Manganui, see Manganui River.
Manganui River
Mouth Wairoa River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 53 kilometres (33 mi)

New Zealand's largest Manganui River is a river of the Northland Region of New Zealand's North Island. It follows a generally westward course from its sources west of Ruakaka before its outflow into the Wairoa River five kilometres east of Dargaville.[1] The river's lower course is noted for its convoluted, winding path through low-lying swampy terrain, and several oxbow lakes are associated with this stretch of the river.

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

Coordinates: 35°54′23″S 173°57′00″E / 35.906364°S 173.949899°E / -35.906364; 173.949899