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For the river running from the Fox Glacier, see Fox River (Westland).
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Fox River
Fox River, Buller.jpg
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Paparoa Range
River mouth Tasman Sea

The Fox River (originally the Potikohua River) is a river in the Buller District of New Zealand. It arises in the Paparoa Range near Mount Dewar and flows north-west through the Paparoa National Park to the Tasman Sea at Woodpecker Bay. The river passes through a spectacular gorge. The northern branch of the river has limestone caves containing stalactite and stalagmite formations. The river was named after William Fox, a gold prospector.

A tramping track leads from State Highway 6 near the mouth of the river up to the caves.

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