Story: Te tāpoi Māori – Māori tourism

Geothermal areas

The geothermal areas in the central North Island are in the tribal regions of Te Arawa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa. In the 19th century these thermal features became a significant drawcard for tourism.

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Paul Diamond, 'Te tāpoi Māori – Māori tourism - 19th-century Māori tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Paul Diamond, published 11 Mar 2010