Waikari River (Canterbury)

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For the river in the North Island, see Waikari River (Hawke's Bay).
Not to be confused with Waikare River.
Waikari River
Country New Zealand
River mouth Hurunui River
80 m (260 ft)
Physical characteristics
Length 41 km (25 mi)

The Waikari River is a river of the northern Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows generally east through a broad strath from its sources south of Hawarden, gradually veering northeast to reach the Hurunui 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Cheviot.

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

Coordinates: 42°52′41″S 173°2′33″E / 42.87806°S 173.04250°E / -42.87806; 173.04250