Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Greville hot air baths treatment

Greville hot air baths treatment

The Greville hot air bath applied hot air to a patient for therapeutic purposes.These men are being treated at the Rotorua bathhouse around 1926. The spa was marketed vigorously in the 1920s, and this photograph was probably part of the promotional effort.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Railways Collection (PAColl-5167)
Reference: PA1-f-051-27-3

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Geothermal tourism and spas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15160/greville-hot-air-baths-treatment (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015