Next biggest river in the district after Waikato wherein drift shooting downstream from Okoroire Falls is popular.

Access Points

  1. Te Aroha
    Boat access - located just downstream of main road bridge off Honi Street and Lawrence Ave.
  2. Okoroire Road
    Relic jet boat operators jetty sited on public road reserve just above the bridge on Okoroire Road. Suitable access to carry small tinnie or canoe down to river and launch.
  3. Hinuera Area
    North end Rangitunuku Road just before SH29 Karapiro-Tauranga Road bridge, 3km from Hinuera. Again suitable place to take small boat/canoe out of river.
  4. Okuaia Springs
    Small boat access approximately 3km North East of Matamata and then 2km down Okauia Springs Road.

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