The decline of the geysers at Whakarewarewa caused widespread concern because they were a tourist attraction for Rotorua. In this 1983 cartoon, Nevile Lodge suggested that one way to restore the thermal activity would be to use coal from the nearby Waikato coalfields.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Cartoon by Nevile Lodge
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