The Mangaharakeikei Falls are clearly visible about 1 km. South of Tokomaru on State highway 57. ( Mangaharakeikei, Lit:manga: stream: harakeke: flax bush. These [flax bushes]can be seen to the left of the falls)
Situated about 40Ks north of Rotarua around the eastern side of the lake
This one is a bit off the beaten track but well worth the drive.
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