Kōrero: Nelson places

Lake Rotoroa

Lake Rotoroa

Rotoroa, which means ‘long lake’, is the larger of the two main lakes in Nelson Lakes National Park. It is the source of the Gowan River, which flows into the Buller River, whose source is Lake Rotoiti.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson places - Nelson lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29080/lake-rotoroa (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 22 Apr 2015