||20 km (12 mi)
The Kaiwara River is a river of the northern South Island of New Zealand. The river is a tributary of the Hurunui River, its outflow being 17 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Cheviot. The river flows initially east before turning southwest, twisting through a valley in the Lowry Peaks Range which lies between Cheviot and Culverden.
"Place Name Detail: Kaiwara River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
Coordinates: 42°53′S 173°04′E / 42.883°S 173.067°E