Depth: 13 metres
Lake ID: 100000
Main vegetation type: Low Productivity Grassland
Iwi / representative groups:
Lake Moawhitu is located on Rangitoto ki te Tonga, also known as d’Urville Island. The lake was once an important source of mahinga kai, in particular tuna (eel), for the local iwi Ngāti Koata. Over the past decades the health of lake has declined.
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