Swift River (New Zealand)

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Swift River
Country New Zealand
Basin features
River mouth Ashburton River (North Branch)
Physical characteristics
Length 12 km (7.5 mi)

The Swift River is a river of the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows south through a valley between the Black Hill and Mount Hutt Ranges to reach the north branch of the Ashburton River 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Methven.

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

Coordinates: 43°30′S 171°26′E / 43.500°S 171.433°E / -43.500; 171.433