Story: Waterfalls

Tourism poster

Tourism poster

This poster, depicting an idyllic waterfall setting, was prepared by Leonard Mitchell in the 1930s for the New Zealand Tourist Department. Despite the specific place names at the bottom, this is an imagined North Island bush scene.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-TOURISM_Waitomo-1930s-01-cover

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - Europeans and waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 March 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007