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
Basin features
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