Story: Bay of Plenty places

Industry on White Island

Industry on White Island

There have been a number of endeavours to take sulfur from White Island. This man is working at the extraction plant that operated on the island between 1923 and 1933.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Inshore islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5677/industry-on-white-island (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015