New Zealand has two famous alpine hotels. The first to open was the Hermitage, near Aoraki/Mt Cook, in 1885. The second was the Chateau Tongariro, which opened at the foot of Mt Ruapehu in 1929. This National Film Unit weekly news programme promotes the chateau.
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Reference: Tongariro National Park. National Film Unit, 1951
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