Whakatane River

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Whakatane River
Whakatane Heads 15 3 2006.JPG
The mouth of the Whakatane River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
River mouth Bay of Plenty
Physical characteristics
Length 95 km (59 mi)

The Whakatane River is a major river of the Bay of Plenty Region in the North Island of New Zealand.

It flows north from near the small town of Ruatahuna through Te Urewera National Park, reaching the Bay of Plenty through the town of Whakatane. The river is 95 kilometres (59 mi) long.

Coordinates: 37°57′S 177°00′E / 37.950°S 177.000°E / -37.950; 177.000