Story: Whenua – how the land was shaped

South Island lakes (2nd of 3)

South Island lakes

This map shows a number of the lakes that were dug out by Rākaihautū.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Whenua – how the land was shaped - Lakes, rivers and harbours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/6748/south-island-lakes (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 12 Jun 2006