That's either Lake Tekapo or Lake Pukaki, but it doesn't matter to me. It was a glorious morning on top of Mt. John, where Canterbury University has its observatory in the fine clear air.
on Mar 01
That's Lake Alexandrina (photo 1), Lake Tekapa being the big one to the right of it, Pukaki way over to the left. I love your photos. We're planning a second road trip down the south island and your page came up whilst searching things to see along the way.