Ōkārito River

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Ōkārito River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Lake Mapourika
River mouth Ōkārito Lagoon
Physical characteristics
Length 12 kilometres (7.5 mi)

The Ōkārito River is a river of the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows northwest from the northern end of Lake Mapourika, reaching the Ōkārito Lagoon 15 kilometres west of Whataroa.

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

Coordinates: 43°14′S 170°10′E / 43.233°S 170.167°E / -43.233; 170.167