Whawanui River

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Whawanui River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Aorangi Range
River mouth Cook Strait
Physical characteristics
Length 13 km (8 mi)

The Whawanui River is a river of the Wellington Region of New Zealand's North Island. It flows south from the Aorangi Range to reach Cook Strait 10 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Cape Palliser. It is one of the southernmost rivers in the North Island.

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

Coordinates: 41°33′57″S 175°23′59″E / 41.56583°S 175.39972°E / -41.56583; 175.39972