Waikare River (Bay of Plenty)

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For the river in the Bay of Islands, see Waikare River (Northland).
Not to be confused with Waikari River.
Waikare River
Country New Zealand
Main source Urewera Ranges
720 m (2,360 ft)
River mouth Whakatane River
115 m (377 ft)
Physical characteristics
Length 25 km (16 mi)

The Waikare River is a river in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand' North Island. It flows north from its origins between the peaks of Matawhio and Papakai north of Lake Waikaremoana to reach the Whakatane River 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Murupara.

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Coordinates: 38°23′59″S 177°0′11″E / 38.39972°S 177.00306°E / -38.39972; 177.00306