FACTOID # 19: Cheap sloppy joes: Looking for reduced-price lunches for schoolchildren? Head for Oklahoma!
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Lake Karapiro

Lake Karapiro is one of several artificial lakes formed as part of a hydroelectricity scheme on the Waikato River in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located 35 kilometres southeast of Hamilton, close to the town of Cambridge. Hydroelectricity, or hydroelectric power, is a form of hydropower, (i. ... Waikato River passing through Hamilton The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand. ... The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... Waikato River passing through Hamilton Hamilton is New Zealands 4th-largest metropolitan area. ... Cambridge is a town in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. ...

The lake is regarded as one of New Zealand's best rowing venues and hosted the World Rowing Championships in 1978. Rowing refers to several forms of physical activity: For rowing boats in general, see Watercraft rowing. ... The World Rowing Championships is an international rowing regatta organised by FISA (the International Rowing Federation). ...

External link

  • Mighty River Power's Karapiro page

  Results from FactBites:
★ dam @ mKiwi New Zealand Search Engine. dam NZ (754 words)
That Dam Lodge budget accommodation lake whakamaru mangakino new zeala
Great for large groups - 12 double rooms and self contained 3 bedroom cottage, abundant trout fishing, bush walks mountain biking water skiiing
Site provides up to date lake levels including Taupo and Karapiro.
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m