Kōrero: Water quality

Lake Taupō

Lake Taupō

Lake Taupō is one of New Zealand’s premium tourist and recreational facilities, used for fishing, boating and swimming. But there are increasing concentrations of nitrate (mainly from the urine of grazing animals) in the lake water, and a major research and management programme aims to correct this trend.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, 'Water quality - Water pollution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15522/lake-taupo (accessed 23 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Kit Rutherford, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, updated 18 Jul 2016