Kōrero: Skiing

Tourist hotels

Tourist hotels

Building hotels for tourists helped some commercial ski fields to grow. The Hermitage at Aoraki/Mt Cook and the Chateau Tongariro at Mt Ruapehu were two early examples. This poster promoting rail travel suggests both hotels as destinations for people taking part in winter sports.

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Reference: Eph-A-SKI-1929-01-cover

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Commercial ski fields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/11851/tourist-hotels (accessed 22 August 2019)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007