Born of a hydropower scheme completed in 1953, today Tekapo is booming off the back of a holiday home explosion and tourism, although it has long been a popular tour-bus stop on the route between Christchurch and Queenstown. Its popularity is well deserved: the town faces out across the turquoise lake to a backdrop of snow-capped mountains...
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