Maitai River

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Maitai River
Maitai River dam.JPG
Water behind the dam on the river
Country New Zealand
Basin features
River mouth Tasman Bay
Physical characteristics
Length 11 km (7 mi)

The Maitai River is a river of the north of New Zealand's South Island. It flows west through hill country to the west of the Bryant Range before passing through the city of Nelson, reaching Tasman Bay at Nelson Haven. The Maitai River is home to the Maitai River Dam which is the main water supply for Nelson City.

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"Place Name Detail: Maitai River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 

Coordinates: 41°16′S 173°17′E / 41.267°S 173.283°E / -41.267; 173.283