Story: Hinerangi, Sophia

Sophia Hinerangi on the Terraces at Lake Rotomahana

Sophia Hinerangi on the Terraces at Lake Rotomahana

Sophia Hinerangi, better known as Guide Sophia, was the principal tourist guide of the famous Pink and White Terraces before they were destroyed or submerged in the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Kirk Album Collection (PA1-q-138)
Reference: PA1-q-138-021
Photograph by George Dobson Valentine

How to cite this page:

Jenifer Curnow. 'Hinerangi, Sophia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated July, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2h37/hinerangi-sophia (accessed 11 December 2019)