Story: 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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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson places - Nelson lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29080/lake-rotoroa (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 22 Apr 2015