Waiau River (Hawke's Bay)

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For other New Zealand rivers by the same name, see Waiau River (disambiguation).
Waiau River
Country New Zealand
River mouth Wairoa River

Hawke's Bay's Waiau River is one of at least four rivers of this name in New Zealand. It rises in the Kaingaroa Forest to the west of Lake Waikaremoana, and flows southeast for 60 kilometres before joining the Wairoa River.[1]


  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Waiau River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 

Coordinates: 38°57′57″S 177°23′46″E / 38.965739°S 177.396219°E / -38.965739; 177.396219