Story: Southland places

Aparima River mouth (3rd of 3)

Aparima River mouth

The Aparima River enters Foveaux Strait at Riverton. The river was originally known to Pākehā as Jacobs River, and its estuary still bears that name.

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Riverton / Aparima', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015