|Hinemoatū / Howard River|
|Main source||Travers Range|
|River mouth||Buller River|
|Length||20 kilometres (12 mi)|
The Hinemoatū / Howard River is a river of the northern South Island of New Zealand. A tributary of the Buller River, the Howard rises in the Travers Range of Nelson Lakes National Park, flowing north between Lakes Rotoroa and Rotoiti, before reaching the Buller between Kawatiri and Saint Arnaud.
Formerly known as the Howard River, the river's name was officially altered to Hinemoatū / Howard River in August 2014.
- "NZGB decisions". Land Information New Zealand. August 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
"Place Name Detail: Howard River". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
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