Story: Waikato places

Lake Ngāroto

Lake Ngāroto

Lake Ngāroto, one of Waikato’s largest peat lakes, is popular for water sports. It is encircled by a walking track. The water quality, which has suffered from run-off from farming, is being improved through plantings of native vegetation around the lake’s edge.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Te Awamutu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27318/lake-ngaroto (accessed 25 April 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015