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Roto-o-tamaheke hot spring

Roto-o-tamaheke hot spring

Roto-o-tamaheke is part of the Ororea group of hot springs at the Whakarewarewa thermal reserve. The boiling chloride-rich water is clear, and the spring is surrounded by a rim of sinter.

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Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Hot springs and related features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Carol Stewart, published 12 Jun 2006