Ruakituri River

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Ruakituri River
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Huiarau Range
River mouth Wairoa River
Length 55 km (34 mi)

The Ruakituri River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. A major tributary for the Wairoa River, it initially flows northeast from its sources north of Lake Waikareiti. It turns southeast for the majority of its course, reaching the Wairoa at the settlement of Te Reinga, 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Wairoa.

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

Coordinates: 38°50′S 177°31′E / 38.833°S 177.517°E / -38.833; 177.517