Ongarue River

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Ongarue River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Hauhungaroa Range
River mouth Whanganui River
Physical characteristics
Length 73 km (45 mi)

The Ongarue River is a river of the Waikato and Manawatu-Wanganui Regions of New Zealand's North Island. A major tributary of the Whanganui River, it flows west then south from its sources in the Hauhungaroa Range northwest of Lake Taupo, passing through the town of Taumarunui before reaching the Whanganui River.

Tributaries of the Ongarue include the Maramataha River and the Taringamotu River.

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 38°53′S 175°15′E / 38.883°S 175.250°E / -38.883; 175.250