Whangaparaoa River

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Whangaparaoa River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Raukumara Range
River mouth Whangaparaoa Bay, Bay of Plenty
Physical characteristics
Length 24 km (15 mi)

The Whangaparaoa River is a river of the Gisborne Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows northwest from the Raukumara Range to reach the Whangaparaoa Bay, an indentation in the far east of the Bay of plenty, 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of Cape Runaway.

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

Coordinates: 37°34′S 177°59′E / 37.567°S 177.983°E / -37.567; 177.983