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The Hakataramea River flows generally south through the Hakataramea Valley, which is separated from the more inland Mackenzie Basin by the Kirkliston Range in Canterbury, New Zealand.[1]

Hakataramea River
Hakataramea River is located in New Zealand
Hakataramea River
Location of the mouth within New Zealand
CountryNew Zealand
Physical characteristics
 - locationDalgety Range
 - location
Waitaki River

A major tributary of the Waitaki River, it flows for 70 kilometres (43 mi) before joining the river from the northeast just below the town of Kurow in the village of Hakataramea.


  1. ^ "Place name detail: Hakataramea River". New Zealand Gazetteer. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

Coordinates: 44°44′S 170°29′E / 44.733°S 170.483°E / -44.733; 170.483