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Liams Waikato River Slideshow

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A students powerpoint presentation on the Waikato River in Waikato, New Zealand its importance and some of the details about it.

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By LiamRoom 8Melville Intermediate

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Waikato riverquestions/answers

Questions Answers Q1, How long is the

Waikato river?Q2, What transport is

used on the river?Q3, Who is Tainui iwi?

A1,The Waikato river threw north island is 425 km long.

A2, speed boats , waka’s , swimming, jet ski’s and canoes.

A3, Tainui is a waka and was the first waka to Aotearoa

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It starts at Lake Taupo and ends out in to the Tasman sea . It has nine bridges a cross it . It has the Taupo gates , Ohaki bridge, Ohakuri tailrace , Whakamaru tailrace, Waipapa trailrace , narrows bridge , Hamltion city , Horotiu bridge , Huntly bridge , Mercer bridge , Tuakau bridge and Port Waikato.

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Waikato river facts The Waikato river is the longest river in

Aotearoa . The river is 425 km long in length . The Waikato river is about one qruter of the

north island. The river starts at lake Tuapo and ends at

port Waikato into the Tasman sea .

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On the Waikato river they use speed boats, jet ski’s , waka’s , for swimming and more.

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Key Statistics Summary New Zealand Population : 3,737,280 South Waikato District:  23,472 Land Area: 182,000 ha Land Value: $1,044 million Number of properties: 9,546 Capital Value: $2,215 million

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Main IndustriesForestry and pastoral farming, particularly

dairying, are the predominant activities in the District. Around a fifth of the workforce is employed in forestry and agriculture. Another 28% of the workforce is employed in manufacturing, associated with these industries

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Natural ResourcesApproximately half of the District is covered

by forests. There are also hydro-lakes and many streams in the District. The southern and western boundaries of the District are bounded by the Waikato River.