Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Lake Hotel, Taupō, 1900s (1st of 2)

Lake Hotel, Taupō, 1900s

The Lake Hotel in Taupō was a substantial structure catering particularly to trout anglers, like all hotels in the district. It was set in a country township with a population of less than 150 when it was built.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Population and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015