Partially drained in 1992 (you can see the old water level in the difference in the vegetation on the exposed banks) because there were grounds to suspect that the concrete arch dam was not capable of withstanding a moderate earthquake, the Upper Karori Reservoir is part of the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary a large [225 Ha] urban bush area enclosed by a predator proof fence.
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Photo taken in Zealandia, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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