These falls surge from fissures in a high rock face, caused by the eruption of Mt Tarawera some 11,000 years ago. This created lava tubes that carry the water through the cooled volcanic rock from Lake Tarawera. The falls are accessible from a walking track near Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.