Tongaporutu River

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Tongaporutu River
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
River mouth North Taranaki Bight
Length 36 km (22 mi)

The Tongaporutu River is a river of the Taranaki Region of New Zealand's North Island. It initially flows north from its origins near Tahora, turning west to reach the Tasman Sea coast close to the settlement of Tongaporutu, 15 kilometres south of Mokau.

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

Coordinates: 38°49′S 174°35′E / 38.817°S 174.583°E / -38.817; 174.583