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Whakarewarewa tourist activities today (1st of 3)

Whakarewarewa tourist activities today

Tourist guide Mikaire Norris shows visitors around hot pools at Whakarewarewa. The Whakarewarewa thermal reserve is run by the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. In 1963 an act of Parliament empowered its predecessor, the Rotorua Arts and Crafts Institute, to take over the management of the thermal reserve from the Tourism and Publicity Department.

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Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Paul Tapsell, 'Te Arawa - Economic and social change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1551/whakarewarewa-tourist-activities-today (accessed 19 June 2021)

Story by Paul Tapsell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017