Story: Rivers

New Zealand’s longest rivers

This table shows the length in kilometres of New Zealand’s longest rivers. The Waikato River in the North Island is the longest by far; the South Island’s Clutha River comes second.

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Source: New Zealand official yearbook 2006

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David Young, 'Rivers - Types of river', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2021)

Story by David Young, published 24 Sep 2007