Mataura River

The Mataura River is in the Southland Region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is 240 kilometres (150 mi) long.

Mataura River
The Mataura Paper Mill operated on the river until 2000
Native nameMataura  (Māori)
CountryNew Zealand
TownsAthol, Gore, Mataura, Wyndham
Physical characteristics
SourceMataura Saddle
  locationEyre Mountains
  coordinates45°18′58″S 168°25′12″E
MouthToetoes Bay
Pacific Ocean
46°34′S 168°43′E
Sea level
Length240 km (150 mi)
Basin features
  leftNokomai River, Waikaia River, Mokoreta River