Nurse in New Zealand: Otago

Nurses will appreciate that the geography of Otago consists of high alpine mountains with the highest being Mount Aspiring/Tititea, which is on the Main Divide. From the high mountains the rivers discharge into large glacial lakes and glacial activity dominates the spectacular landscape. Doctors will notices that river levels vary dramatically, with large flood flows occurring after heavy rain. Lakes Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea form the sources of the Clutha, the largest river in New Zealand.

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