Story: Rivers

North Island river areas

This map shows the five main North Island regions that have distinctive rivers: the Northland and Coromandel peninsulas, Waikato, the Volcanic Plateau and Bay of Plenty, around and east of the main dividing range, and the western uplands. Mouse over each region for a river image.

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David Young, 'Rivers - Types of river', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/14676/north-island-river-areas (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007