Falls River (New Zealand)

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Falls River, New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Pikikiruna Range
River mouth Tasman Bay

The Falls River, New Zealand is a river in the Tasman District of New Zealand. It arises in the Pikikiruna Range near Mount Evans and flows north-east and then east through the Abel Tasman National Park into Tasman Bay at Sandfly Bay.[1] The river is named because it falls more than 1000 metres in 10 km.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Roger Smith, GeographX (2005). The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand. Robbie Burton. pp. map 130. ISBN 1-877333-20-4. 
  2. ^ Discover New Zealand:A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. p. 295. 

Coordinates: 40°56′S 173°03′E / 40.933°S 173.050°E / -40.933; 173.050