Wakapuaka River

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Wakapuaka River
Mouth Delaware Bay
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 15 km (9.3 mi)

The Wakapuaka River is a river of the Nelson Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows generally north from its origins in the north of the Bryant Range 14 kilometres east of Nelson city centre to reach Delaware Bay, an indentation in the northeast coast of Tasman Bay.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

"Place Name Detail: Wakapuaka River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Action on the ground: Landcare Groups in action throughout New Zealand., Christchurch, [N.Z.]: NZ Landcare Trust, 200- 
  • Davies, William C. (1931), Ecology of Nelson Haven, its mud-flats, and the Wakapuaka reclamation, Wellington, [N.Z.]: Government Printer 
  • Heaton, Chris P.; Morrison, Robert D.; Franko, Gail D. (1988), Vegetation map of the intertidal zone, Delaware Inlet, South Island, New Zealand 1:3 750 [cartographic material], Wellington, [N.Z.]: Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research 
  • Sheridan, Ann (2007), The Wakapuaka River ... story of the river running through our lives, Nelson, [N.Z.]: Wakapuaka Rivercare Group 

The district[edit]

  • Te Tau Ihu o te Waka a Māui: report on Northern South Island claims., Wellington, [N.Z.]: Legislation Direct, 2008 
  • Dixon, Mary (1987), Service before self: a history of the Wakapuaka Branch of the Women's Division of Federated Farmers, 1927-1987, Wakapuaka, [N.Z.]: The Branch 
  • Evans, Rex D.; Rayner, Georgina (1993), William and Sophia Rayner of Wakapuaka, Auckland, [N.Z.]: Evagean Publications 
  • Wastney, Natalie L. (1997), St Andrews churchyard cemetery, Wakapuaka, Nelson, [N.Z.]: N.L. Wastney 
  • Wastney, Natalie L. (1999), Names on the new land: Wakapuaka - north of Nelson, Nelson, [N.Z.]: N.L. Wastney 
  • Wastney, Natalie L. (2002), A.S. Collins/Collyns of Hillwood and Collins Valley, Nelson, [N.Z.]: N.L. Wastney 
  • Wastney, Philip Verdun; Wastney, Natalie L. (1977), Early tide to Wakapuaka: the district and its pioneers, Nelson, [N.Z.]: Nelson Historical Society 
  • Wastney, Philip Verdun; Wastney, Natalie L. (1982), Roads of yesterday: Whangamoa, Wakapuaka and Maungatapu, Nelson, [N.Z.]: P. V. & N. L. Wastney 
  • Wastney, Philip Verdun; Wastney, Natalie L. (2008), Early tide to Wakapuaka: the district and its pioneers, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Cadesonbury 


Coordinates: 41°11′S 173°25′E / 41.183°S 173.417°E / -41.183; 173.417