Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Lake Pūkaki

Lake Pūkaki

Lake Pūkaki is set against the backdrop of Aoraki/Mt Cook. The lake forms part of the Waitaki hydroelectricity system, and rises and falls according to water demand, snow melt and rainfall.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11297/lake-pukaki (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017