On a grey overcast day the colours in the water are amazing.
Lake Taupo drains into the Waikato river and within 5 minutes drive downstream the normally wide Waikato squeezes into a 20 meter wide gorge and rushes over a 20 meter drop. This is the Huka falls flowing and disgorging water at the rate of about 220,0000 litres per second back into the Waikato.
Japanese tourists on the bridge
The actual falls area