Waikari River (Canterbury)

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For the river in the North Island, see Waikari River (Hawke's Bay).
Not to be confused with Waikare River.
Waikari River
Mouth Hurunui River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 41 km (25 mi)
Mouth elevation 80 metres (260 ft)

The Waikari River is a river of the northern Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows generally east through a broad strath from its sources south of Hawarden, gradually veering northeast to reach the Hurunui 20 kilometres southwest of Cheviot.

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

Coordinates: 42°52′41″S 173°2′33″E / 42.87806°S 173.04250°E / -42.87806; 173.04250