North Island Lakes by Region
North Island Lakes and Reservoirs
North Island Lakes A-Z
Lakes in North Island
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Kai Iwi Lakes||
Also known as: Kai-Iwi Lakes
About 10,000 years ago, while the Tasman Sea was rising and the islands that would become New Zealand were being reshaped, depressions in the late Pleistocene ...
|Lake Arapuni||In Maori one of the meanings of "ara puni" is "blocked path" making Arapuni Lake an appropriate name for the man made reservoir on the North Island of ...|
Also known as: Lake Onoke
Lake Ferry, also known as Lake Onoke, sits at the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island. The waves of the Tasman Sea crash against a narrow gravel ...
|Lake Karapiro||A 1,920-acre reservoir, Lake Karapiro is home to the New Zealand National Rowing teams. Located on the North Island of New Zealand in the Waikato Region, ...|
Also known as: Maraetai Reservoir
Lake Maraetai in the Taupo Region of New Zealand's North Island is a little-known vacationer's dream. The 1013 acre reservoir just 33 miles north of Lake ...
|Lake Okareka||One of four small crater lakes lying between Lake Tarawera and Lake Rotorua in the Rotorua District of the Bay of Plenty, Lake Okareka has always been ...|
|Lake Rotoehu||For the truly traditional New Zealand holiday, one must spend a week or two at Lake Rotoehu! Located in the Rotorua District of the Bay of Plenty Region, ...|
|Lake Rotoma||Lake Rotoma is a remarkable lake. The lake is the easternmost in a chain of three lakes northeast of Lake Rotorua. Here in the Rotorua Region of the Bay ...|
|Lake Rotomahana||The Eighth Wonder of the World was the description conferred upon Lake Rotomahana's geothermal "Pink and White Terraces." The terraces were New Zealand's ...|
|Lake Rotorua||What greeting will you hear when you come to Lake Rotorua on New Zealand's North Island? Kia ora!! Kia ora means 'Be healthy' or 'well' in the Maori language, ...|
|Lake Tarawera||Lake Tarawera in the Rotorua District of the Bay of Plenty Region is a highly prized vacation lake. This deep and clear volcanic lake lies in the Okataina ...|
|Lake Taupo||If you are making your first visit to New Zealand, Lake Taupo in the Taupo Region of the North Island is an excellent first choice. New Zealand's largest ...|
|Lake Tutira||Lake Tutira, located on New Zealand's North Island, is peaceful and scenic destination for nature lovers, especially bird watchers. The lake was declared ...|
|Opunake Lake||Opunake Lake is situated off the coast of New Zealand near the town of Taranaki. Once a natural basin next to the Wajaur River, Opunake Lake was formed ...|