Waimata River

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Waimata River
Country New Zealand
River mouth Turanganui River
38°40′03″S 178°01′48″E / 38.6674°S 178.0301°E / -38.6674; 178.0301Coordinates: 38°40′03″S 178°01′48″E / 38.6674°S 178.0301°E / -38.6674; 178.0301
Physical characteristics
Length 20 km (12 mi)

The Waimata River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows predominantly south to reach the city of Gisborne. Here it meets the waters of the Taruheru River, and the combined waters flow to the northern end of Poverty Bay as the Turanganui River.

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