Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1972) 19: 100- 101

Lakes Manapouri and Te Anau: Applied ecological studies of shoreline vegetation at lakes Manapouri and Te Anau, Fiordland: General introduction.

Research Article
A. F. Mark  
  1. Department of Botany, University of Otago, Dunedin

[First paragraph(s)...]
Lake Te Anau and Lake Manapouri, the two largest lakes in Fiordland National Park, are connected by the Upper Waiau River (Fig. 1). They have been the centre of a decade-long controversy involving the harnessing of their large hydro-electric potential—primarily to smelt bauxite brought from Weipa in Queensland, Australia to the smelter at Bluff.