Not to be confused with the Hapuka River
on the West Coast of New Zealand.
The Hapuku River is a river of New Zealand. It begins in the Seaward Kaikoura Range and flows south-east to enter the South Pacific at Hapuka, between Clarence and Kaikoura. The name comes from the Māori word Hapuku or Hapuka, a deep-water marine fish.
- ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 67. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8.
- ^ Discover New Zealand:A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. pp. 303–4.
Coordinates: 42°19′38″S 173°44′22″E / 42.327231°S 173.739502°E