Mikonui River

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Mikonui River
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Southern Alps
River mouth Tasman Sea
Length 25 kilometres (16 mi)

The Mikonui River is a river of the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows northwest from its sources in the Southern Alps, reaching the Tasman Sea close to the township of Ross.

Early Settlers on the Mikonui[edit]

Charles Shearer (b 1826 in Denny, Scotland) and his wife Janet (b Costdyke, Scotland) settled in Mikonui in 1868. In 1881 Charles advertised his Mikonui River water-race for sale in the West Coast Times for two hundred pounds.

See also[edit]


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

Goa Way Back, Early Hari Hari - Vic Berry, Published 1986


Coordinates: 42°54′S 170°46′E / 42.900°S 170.767°E / -42.900; 170.767