Waikare River (Northland)

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For the tributary of the Whakatane River, see Waikare River (Bay of Plenty).
Not to be confused with Waikari River.
Waikare River
Origin Russell Forest
Mouth Waikare Inlet, Bay of Islands
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Source elevation 340 metres (1,120 ft)
Mouth elevation 0

The Waikare River is a river in the Northland Region of New Zealand's North Island. Rising in the Russell Forest, it flows into the southern end of the Waikare Inlet, a drowned valley which forms a southeastern arm of the Bay of Islands. [1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ New Zealand 1:50000 Topographic Map Series sheet AW30 – Whangaruru

Coordinates: 35°20′12″S 174°13′20″E / 35.33667°S 174.22222°E / -35.33667; 174.22222