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Fish River, New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Southern Alps
River mouth Makarora River

The Fish River, New Zealand is a river in the Otago Region of New Zealand. A tributary of the Makarora River, it rises east of Mount Burke and flows south-eastward through Mount Aspiring National Park, crossing State Highway 6 at 44° 6.97'S 169° 20.66'E, to join that river south of Haast Pass.

The river was named by Julius von Haast in 1863 Charles Cameron travelled up the Fish River a few weeks earlier.

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