Karetu River (Canterbury)

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Karetu River
Mouth Okuku River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 12 kilometres (7.5 mi)

The Karetu River is a river of New Zealand's eastern South Island.[1] It flows south from the slopes of Mount Karetu before its outflow into the Okuku River at the edge of the Canterbury Plains 40 kilometres northwest of Christchurch.

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  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Karetu River (Canterbury)". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 43°11′55″S 172°27′44″E / 43.198723°S 172.462333°E / -43.198723; 172.462333