Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Lake Hotel, Taupō, around 1956 (2nd of 2)

Lake Hotel, Taupō, around 1956

By 1956 Taupō had a population of 2,800. The Lake Hotel had been reconstructed and enlarged, and catered to motorists as well as anglers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Municipal-Towns T-04

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Population and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015