Story: Te tāpoi Māori – Māori tourism

Waimangu geyser

Waimangu geyser

Women watch the Waimangu geyser erupt around 1903–4. The geyser was active between 1900 and 1904, an indirect result of the Tarawera eruption in 1886. The name Waimangu, given by local Māori, means black water.

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Paul Diamond, 'Te tāpoi Māori – Māori tourism - 20th-century Māori tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23717/waimangu-geyser (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Paul Diamond, published 11 Mar 2010