Havelock River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHavelock River
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Location of the mouth within New Zealand
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The Havelock River is a river of New Zealand. The river source is in the Cloudy Peak Range, part of the Southern Alps, between Sceptre Peak and Outram Peak. It joins the Rangitata River which flows into the Canterbury Bight between Ashburton and Temuka.
The river was named by Sir Julius von Haast on 12 March 1861 after Sir Henry Havelock, a British general.
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