High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Waipekakoura River is a river of the Northland Region of New Zealand's North Island. IT flows east to reach the Kerikeri River five kilometres west of Kerikeri.THe Northland Region (M ori: Te Tai-tokerau, also Te Hiku-o-te-Ika, 'the Tail of the Fish (of Maui)'), one of the 16 regions of New Zealand, is, as the name suggests, the northernmost of New Zealand's administrative regions. THe main centre is the city of Whangarei.NOrthland is located in what is often referred to by New Zealanders as the Far North, or, because of its mild climate, The Winterless North. IT occupies the upper 80% of the 285 kilometre-long North Auckland Peninsula, the southernmost part of which is in the Auckland Region.