Story: Volcanic Plateau region

By train to Rotorua

New Zealand Railways regularly sought to promote tourist traffic on its routes. This advertisement, which appeared in the Otago Witness in advance of the 1907-08 Christmas and summer holiday, promoted Rotorua, as well as other resorts that could be reached at least part way by rail.

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Reference: Otago Witness, 18 December 1907, p. 47

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Geothermal tourism and spas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015