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Appendix 7: Tourism

Table 14: Potential water bodies of tourism/scenic value

Region Water body
Auckland region Lake Pupuke
Western Springs
Lake Waiamu
Puhoi River
Waiwera Hot Pools
Waitakere Falls
Dam lakes in Waitakere and Hunua Ranges (Upper and Lower Nihotupu, Huia and Waitakere)
Kitekite Falls
Mahurangi River
Mangaparo/Clarkes wetland
Lake Arapuni
Lake Rotorua (Hamilton Lake)
Waikato region Tongariro River
Waipa (includes Waitomo Stream)
Waikato River (includes Huka Falls)
Okohua stream
Mangawhitakau stream
Mangapu stream
Mangarama stream
Lake Taupo
Ngaawapurua
Lake Rotoaira
Taupo Hot Springs
Waitomo Stream
Ngaawapurua
Waipahihi Spring
Lake Rotopounamu
Lake Karapiro
Lake Arapuni
Hawke's Bay region Lake Waikaremoana*
Bay of Plenty region Wairoa River and tributaries
Lake Okataina
Rangitaiki River
Tarawera River
Lake Tarawera
Kaituna River
Tongariro River
Lake Rotorua
Lake Rotoiti
Lake Rotoehu
Te Waireka Spring (Paradise Valley Spring)
Rachel Spring
Radium Spring
Priest Spring
Fairy Spring
Kerosene Spring
Hamurana Spring
Pohutu Spring*
Lake Rotoma
Lake Rotomahana*
Lake Rerewhakaaitu
Lake Okareka
Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake)
Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake)* **
Motu River (includes gorge)
Tasman region Nelson Lakes (Lakes Rotoroa and Rotoiti)*
West Coast region Lake Okarito*
Lake Kaniere*
Lake Brunner*
Lake Matheson*
Canterbury region Rakaia and tributaries
Rangitata River and headwaters
Lake Sumner
Lake Sheppard
Lake Taylor
Lake Katrine
Lake Mason
Waimakariri River
Hurunui River
Waiau
Avon River
Hanmer River
Percival River
Pahau River
Clarence River
Lake Coleridge*
Lake Pearson*
Lake Tekapo*
Lake Pukaki*
Ohau*
Otago region Lake Wanaka
Clutha River
Lake Wakatipu
Shotover River
Kawerau River
Lake Hawea*
Lake Dunstan*
Lake Hayes
Southland region Wairarahiri River
Arthur River
Lake Te Anau
Tunnelburn River
Clinton River
Hollyford River
Lake Hauroko
Waiau River
Mavora Lakes
Lake Manapouri

* Identified for scenic value.

** No water activity allowed.