Gelt River (New Zealand)

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Gelt River
Origin Black Hills
Mouth Conway River
Basin countries New Zealand
Mouth elevation 218 m (715 ft)
Basin area 16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)

The Gelt River is a river in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand. It arises near Mount Peter in the Black Hills and flows south, then east and north-east into Conway River.[1][2]

The river has a catchment area of 1,650 hectares (4,100 acres).[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 72. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8. 
  2. ^ Discover New Zealand:A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. p. 378. 
  3. ^ Magalhaes, Luisa (April 2007). "Planning report on the review of the environmental minimum flow and water allocation for the Conway River/Tūtae Putaputa Catchment" (PDF). Environment Canterbury. p. 23. Retrieved 17 August 2009. 

Coordinates: 42°31′15″S 173°18′00″E / 42.52083°S 173.30000°E / -42.52083; 173.30000