Hector River

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Not to be confused with Hectors River.
Hector River
Mt Hector River, Tararuas, New Zealand, July 2015 (13).JPG
Hector River with Mt Hector in the background
Country New Zealand
Main source Tararua Range
River mouth Waiohine River
Physical characteristics
Length 10 km (6 mi)

The Hector River is a river of New Zealand's southern North Island.[1] It rises on the noprthern slopes of Mount Hector in the Tararua Range, flowing east through Tararua Forest Park before joining with the upper reaches of the Waiohine River.

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  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Hector River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 

Coordinates: 40°55′48″S 175°24′07″E / 40.930125°S 175.401880°E / -40.930125; 175.401880