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
Country New Zealand
Main source Russell Forest
340 metres (1,120 ft)
River mouth Waikare Inlet, Bay of Islands
0 m (0 ft)
Physical characteristics
Length 10 km (6.2 mi)

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