Waiwhakaiho River

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Waiwhakaiho River on wheels
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Taranaki/Mount Egmont
River mouth North Taranaki Bight
Physical characteristics
Length 30 km (19 mi)
Te Rewa Rewa Bridge over the Waiwhakaiho River

The Waiwhakaiho River is a river of the Taranaki Region of New Zealand's North Island. One of many rivers and streams radiating from the slopes of Taranaki/Mount Egmont, it flows initially northeast before veering northwest to reach the Tasman Sea close to the New Plymouth suburb of Fitzroy. Near the sea, it is crossed by the coastal walkway, connecting New Plymouth with Bell Block via the Te Rewa Rewa Bridge.[1]

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

  1. ^ Frances, Helen (July–August 2010). "Iconic Te Rewa Rewa". e.nz magazine. Wellington: IPENZ. 11/4: 31–34. ISSN 1175-2025. 

Coordinates: 39°02′S 174°06′E / 39.033°S 174.100°E / -39.033; 174.100