Waharoa is a rural community 7 km north of Matamata in New Zealand. It is located at the railway junction of the Kinleith Branch railway with the East Coast Main Trunk Railway. State Highway 27 runs through the town.
The Pa and Marae are the centre of the community.
Waharoa is a genus of eomysticetid baleen whale from the Late Oligocene ( Chattian) of New Zealand.