Story: Waikato places

Fairy Pool, Ōkoroire

Fairy Pool, Ōkoroire

In the 2000s the Fairy Pool at Ōkoroire still looks much as it did when this photograph was taken in 1893. Ten years earlier a hotel was built at Ōkoroire for travellers wanting to bathe in the nearby hot pools. It was still standing in 2010.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Enos Silvanus Pegler, 1893

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Putaruru and Tīrau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27351/fairy-pool-okoroire (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015