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The Mistake River is a river of the Canterbury Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows south from the Hall Range to the northwest of Lake Tekapo, turning east at the southern end of the range to flow into the western edge of the lake.

Mistake River
Country New Zealand
Physical characteristics
Main source Hall Range
River mouth Lake Tekapo
Length 23 km (14 mi)

See alsoEdit


"Place name detail: Mistake River". New Zealand Gazetteer. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009.

Coordinates: 43°50′S 170°30′E / 43.833°S 170.500°E / -43.833; 170.500