Edwards River (New Zealand)

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Edwards River
Origin Southern Alps
Mouth Bealey River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 12 km (7.5 mi)

The Edwards River is a river of New Zealand. A tributary of the Bealey River, it arises in the Polar Range to the east of Arthur's Pass and flows south-west within Arthur's Pass National Park. The Mingha River joins it just before it enters the Bealey. It is one of the headwaters of the Waimakariri River.[1]

A tramping track runs part of the way along the river to a backcountry hut.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. maps 69, 70. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ "Arthur's Pass: Edwards - Otehake route". Department of Conservation. Retrieved 30 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 42°58′37″S 171°37′08″E / 42.97694°S 171.61889°E / -42.97694; 171.61889