Lake Heather

This dune lake is 12.5 hectares in area with a maximum depth of 6.8 m. The margins are fenced and recently enhanced with native planting. The lake is used for shooting and the catchment is mostly pasture, with scrub along the eastern edge. There are no inflow or outflow streams (source www.lawa.co.nz)..

Katawich

A small dune lake surrounded by pastoral land. The lake is in poor health.

Lake Ngakapua

Lake Ngakapua is divided into two basins (North and South) and is separated by a dense bed of kuta and a small island. Ngakapua North is approximately 4.3 hectares with a maximum depth of 8.3 m. Surrounding land-use is predominantly pasture with some pines on the western edge. The north basin was fenced to exclude […]

Lake Ngakeketo

Lake Ngakeketo is situated in sand dunes and is an impounded stream system occupying 11.3 hectares. The catchment is vegetated with manuka (70%), pasture and pines (20%) and mobile dune (10%) near the outlet. The lake is comprised of two arms; the western arm fed by a stream flowing from the north, with the outflow […]

Lake Rotoroa

Part of the Sweetwater group of lakes. The lake is fairly large (33.7 hectares) and relatively deep (7.3 m). The lake has no defined inflows or outflows (source www.lawa.co.nz).

Lake Te Ketekete

A shallow dune lake in a large wetland complex north of Te Paki.

Lake Wahakari

Lake Wahakari is a deep dune lake with a single south-central basin and a shallower area in its western end. The lake is classified as a Class 1 Perched dune lake, meaning it sits above the water table. The lake is ponded between dunes to the west and weathered hill country, with heavy clay soils […]

Wai Raupo

Also known as Lake Ngakeketo North, this small dune lake in surrounded by manuka forest and large sand dunes.

Lake Waiparera

Lake Waiparera is the largest of the Aupouri Peninsula lakes (108 hectares) but is relatively shallow (5.2 m). The lake catchment is approximately 70% pasture (mostly fenced) with the remainder in native scrub or wetland. The lake has several inflows, mostly drains on the south western side, but also a drain on the north-western and […]

Lake Waitahora

Lake Waitahora, is the northernmost lake in New Zealand, a coastal dune lake situated adjacent to Spirits Bay, south of Cape Reinga.