Otaio River

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Otaio River
Origin Mount Studholme
Mouth Pacific Ocean
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 39 kilometres (24 mi)

The Otaio River is a river of the south Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It initially flows north from its source on the northern slopes of Mount Studholme in the Hunters Hills, turning northeast to enter the southern end of the Canterbury Plains. It then turns southeast, reaching the Pacific Ocean to the south of the town of St Andrews.

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 44°33′S 171°11′E / 44.550°S 171.183°E / -44.550; 171.183