- a river in central North Island, New Zealand, flowing NW to the Tasman Sea: longest river in New Zealand. 264 miles (425 km) long.
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- the longest river in New Zealand, flowing northwest across North Island to the Tasman Sea. Length: 350 km (220 miles)
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