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Lake Elterwater

Last Modified: 21-2-2019 9:36

Lake Elterwater
Lake Elterwater

Lake Elterwater is a lake in southern Marlborough about 4km north of Ward, approximately two kilometres long and 300m wide. A parking area and toilet are provided at the northern end of the lake off State Highway One. 

The lake provides an important habitat for a number of waterfowl. Australasian coots, pukeko mallard and paradise ducks are among the species found on the lake. In dry years, the lake bed may dry up completely.

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