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The Manawatu Estuary lies at the mouth of the Manawatu River on the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand, beside the settlement of Foxton Beach.


Foxton Beach is 5km west of Foxton township, 20km north of Levin, and 30km south of Bulls. From Palmerston North it takes half an hour to drive to Foxton Beach; from Wellington about two hours.

State Highway 1 will take you to Foxton, from which it is easy to get to Foxton Beach.

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