Story: King Country region

Railways publicity: Waitomo Caves (1st of 2)

Railways publicity: Waitomo Caves

The Railways Department publicised the Waitomo Caves throughout New Zealand because they were near the North Island main trunk line and were run by the Tourist Department. This impressionistic poster of the glow-worm caves was produced in the early 1930s.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Tourism, recreation and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015