Place:Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand

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NamePutaruru
TypeCity or town
Coordinates38.05°S 175.8°E
Located inWaikato, New Zealand
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Putaruru is a small town in the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island. It is on the Oraka River 65 kilometres south-east of Hamilton. The correct form of the name is thought to be the Māori word Putaaruru – "To come forth like a ruru (native owl)"; sometimes given as 'Home of the Owl'.

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