Lake Kaikura

Lake Kaikura is a stream channel that has been blocked by windblown sand, forming a lake and swampy gully (   The lake and surrounding wetland complex is protected under the 9.5 ha Dwyer, Stevenson/Le Prou, Schrider open space covenant.  The covenant area is part of the one per cent of former wetland areas that remain […]

Lake Rotokare

Lake Rotokare is a landslide dammed lake in Taranaki. It is located 12 km east of Eltham. The lake is nestled in a 230 hectare scenic reserve created in the early 1870s, in the Tangahoe catchment. It is the country’s largest wetland and lake habitat, inside a 8.2 km predator proof fence since 2008. Perch, […]