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Lake Taupo is a lake situated in the North Island of New Zealand. With a surface area of 616 square kilometres (238 sq mi), it is the largest lake by surface area in New Zealand. Max. Lengh. 46km, Max. width 33km, Max. depth 186m, Average depth 110m.
Lake Mahinapua is a tranquil lake, it is surrounded by native bush and has a roomy DoC campground. The lake was once a coastal lagoon, but with the build up of coastal dune systems, became a shallow inland lake.
Lake Rotorua is the second biggest lake in the North Island, but is more notably known, for being in the heart of New Zealand
A glacier-carved lake and picture-postcard alpine scenery – pack your camera, and take the drive out here to this tranquil setting.
Hamilton Lake Domain has a long history as one of Hamilton’s premiere parks. It is a significant recreational facility for residents of Hamilton City and beyond within walking distance from the CBD.
There’s always something happening on the water at Henley Lake, from model yacht sailing and dragon boat racing, to jet skiing, fishing and wind surfing.
Arm yourself with your camera, this body of water is all about reflections…of its striking mountainous backdrop. This is the most photographed lake in New Zealand.
The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand, it runs for 425 kilometres from the eastern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, joining the Tongariro River system and emptying into Tasman Sea, south of Auckland at Port Waikato.