Eight major rivers empty into the bay from inland catchments, including the Wairoa, Kaituna, Tarawera, Rangitaiki, Whakatane, Waioeka, Motu and Raukokore rivers. The region has more than 200 km² of lakes, known as the Lakes of Rotorua.
What is the capital of Bay of Plenty?
Tauranga Tauranga (Māori pronunciation: [ˈtaʉɾaŋa]) is a coastal metropolitan city in the Bay of Plenty region and the fifth most populous city of New Zealand, with an urban population of 151,300 (June 2020), or roughly 3% of the national population.
What is the main city in Bay of Plenty?
Tauranga Tauranga is the largest city in the Coastal Bay of Plenty and is home to approximately 140,000 people.
Is Taupo in Bay of Plenty?
The region is subdivided into territorial authorities, which include the Western Bay of Plenty District, Tauranga City, Whakatane District, Kawerau District and Ōpōtiki District, as well as parts of Rotorua District and the town of Rangitaiki in Taupo District.
What season is it in New Zealand right now?
Spring is from September to November, summer is December through to February, autumn is March to May, with winter being June through to August. July is usually the coldest month, and January and February are the warmest times of the year.