Motunau River

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Motunau River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
River mouth Pegasus Bay
Physical characteristics
Length 18 km (11 mi)

The Motunau River is a river of the north Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows south-east from coastal hills south-west of Cheviot, reaching the Pacific Ocean at Motunau Beach at the northern tip of Pegasus Bay.

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

Coordinates: 43°03′S 173°05′E / 43.050°S 173.083°E / -43.050; 173.083