Matakana River

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Matakana River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
River mouth Kawau Bay
Physical characteristics
Length 12 km (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