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Waitaki River: Quiz


Question 1: It passes Kurow and Glenavy before entering the Pacific Ocean between Timaru and ________ on the east coast of the South Island.
Duntroon, New ZealandOamaruDanseys PassPalmerston, New Zealand

Question 2: The river is popular for recreational ________ and jetboating.
Fishing industryFishingWild fisheriesFishing techniques

Question 3: Lake Benmore and Lake Aviemore are contained by ________ dams, Benmore Dam and Aviemore Dam.
Pumped-storage hydroelectricityHydroelectricityWind powerCoal

Question 4: The middle of the river bed forms a political boundary between the Canterbury and ________ regions.
Southland RegionOtago RegionSouth IslandDunedin

Question 5: The Waitaki River is a large river in the South Island of ________, some 110 km long.
New ZealandAustraliaUnited KingdomNauru

Question 6: This scheme, known as Project Aqua, planned to divert up to 77% of the lower river's flow to create a hydroelectric scheme, but these plans were dropped in ________.
March 2004February 2004December 2003November 2004


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