Lake Waihopo

Lake Waihopo is a small (10.9 hectares) dune lake with a maximum depth of 3.7 m. The catchment is primarily pasture (80%) with areas of grazed manuka/kanuka scrub. However, the lake is completely fenced to exclude livestock but cattle have been observed accessing the margins (source www.lawa.co.nz).

Lake Waipara

Lake Waipara is 2.4 hectares in area and 4.4 m deep. Ringed by a narrow margin of manuka scrubland, a forest road and then plantation pine forestry. No inflow or outflow streams (source www.lawa.co.nz).