Lake Maraetai is the lake at Mangakino. It’s an artificial lake which was created when the Maraetai Dam was built on the Waikato River for hydroelectric generation.
|Kuratau Power Station Sign|
Lake Kuratau is a place that not so many people, even Taupo locals have heard of. It’s back inland from the settlement of Kuratua and it is the head waters for the Kuratau Dam and Kuratau Power Station which are operated by King Country Energy.