White Rock River

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Not to be confused with White Rock River (New South Wales).
White Rock River
Origin Hunter Hills
Mouth Pareora River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 18 km (11 mi)
Source elevation 1,180 m (3,870 ft)

The White Rock River is a river in the South Canterbury area of New Zealand. It rises south of the 1,525 metres (5,003 ft) Mount Nimrod / Kaumira in the Hunter Hills and flows northeast then north to joint the Pareora River. [1]


  1. ^ New Zealand 1:50000 Topographic Map Series sheets CA18 – Waituna and BZ18 – Fairlie

Coordinates: 44°21′42″S 170°55′41″E / 44.36167°S 170.92806°E / -44.36167; 170.92806

The white rocks are a cliff face with many layers of rock which are millions of years old, often used for study from scientists or school students.