Earth Dam at Lake Mangaonui

The car is situated on the road built on top of the 20 metre high earth dam. The road crosses the spillway bridge before winding up the hill in the background.

Typical small stream in the Kaimais


The photo at the left illustrates the typical small stream that has been diverted to feed Lake Mangaonui.



Lake Mangaonui Spillway

The bridge leads to an earth dam on the right, and is part of the road network built to access all sites.


The photos have been taken when the lake level was at its highest point.

The area of Lake Mangaonui is 8.1 hectares.