Ongarue River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOngarue River
The Ongarue River near the mouth at Taumarunui
|Main source||Hauhungaroa Range
1,100 m (3,600 ft)
|River mouth||Whanganui River
144 m (472 ft)
|Length||73 km (45 mi)|
|Progression||Ongarue River → Whanganui River|
|River system||Whanganui River|
|Waterfalls||Wilton Falls, Kawauariki Falls|
The Ongarue River is a river of the Waikato and Manawatū-Whanganui regions of New Zealand's North Island. A major tributary of the Whanganui River, it flows west then south from its sources in the Hauhungaroa Range northwest of Lake Taupo, passing through the town of Taumarunui before reaching the Whanganui River.
Tributaries of the Ongarue include the Maramataha River and the Taringamotu River.
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