Kōrero: Glow-worms

Glow-worm grotto, wonder of the world

Glow-worm grotto, wonder of the world

The glow-worm caves at Waitomo have been widely publicised as one of the most spectacular tourist attractions in the central North Island. In the 1930s the New Zealand Railways Department published this poster of the glow-worm grotto at Waitomo Caves, to promote rail travel as the best way of getting to the caves region.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: NON-ATL-0016

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Glow-worms - New Zealand’s glow-worms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/9734/glow-worm-grotto-wonder-of-the-world (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007