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The Te Waikoropupu Springs are sacred to the Maori and no-one is allowed to touch or drink their water. The high atlitude Lake Rotomairwhenua is also sacred to the Maori, who traditionally used its clear waters to wash the bodies of the dead.
Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, sacred to the Maori, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, sacred to the Maori, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 2013. Taken for the Fr... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 2013. Taken for the Fr...
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, at full moon, taken with long exposure. This spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, at full moon, taken with long exposure. This spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New...
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park,  Southern Alps, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, Southern Alps, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Aerial view of Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand. February 2013 - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand. February 2013
Landscapes of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, February 201... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Landscapes of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, February 201...
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Dawn scene in Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere.New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Dawn scene in Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere.New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, sacred to the Maori, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, sacred to the Maori, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view in Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park,  South Island, New Zealand. February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view in Rotomairewhenua / Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand. February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view of Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 201... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 201...
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view of Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 201... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, this spring is of high cultural and spiritual significance for the local Maori, New Zealand, February 201...
Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Te Waikoropupu spring, largest coldwater spring in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand February 2013 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project