Central to Napier and Hastings (0)
Between the two cities lies both the Ngaruroro River and the Tutaekuri River with the rural suburb of Pakowhai located between them. The Ngaruroro River runs for a total of 164 kilometres southeast from the Kaweka Range, Kaimanawa Range and Ruahine Range and then east before emptying into Hawke Bay. The Ngaruroro shares a river mouth with the Tutaekuri, Clive River and Muddy Creek. The Tutaekuri River flows for a distance of 99.9 kilometers east from the Kaweka Range starting roughly 30 kilometers east of Taihape.