Fox River (Westland)

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For the river flowing from the Paparoa Ranges, see Fox River, Buller.
Fox River
Fox River, Westland.jpg
River near the head of the glacier
Country New Zealand
Basin features
Main source Fox Glacier
River mouth Cook River/Weheka
70 metres (230 ft)
Physical characteristics
Length 8 km (5.0 mi)

The Fox River is a river in the Westland District of New Zealand. It arises in two places; from a spring in the Fox Range, and from the head of the Fox Glacier. It runs west into the Cook River/Weheka, shortly before it exits into the Tasman Sea.[1][2]

The Department of Conservation maintains short walks alongside the river.[3]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 76. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Discover New Zealand:A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. p. 296. 
  3. ^ "Fox Glacier Te Moeka o Tuawe Valley walks". Department of Conservation. Retrieved 22 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 43°28′19″S 169°59′43″E / 43.47194°S 169.99528°E / -43.47194; 169.99528