Fish River (New Zealand) facts for kids
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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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