Kōrero: Waterfalls

Bathers, Madonna Falls

Bathers, Madonna Falls

The Madonna Falls on the Te Kūiti–New Plymouth Road are believed to have healing qualities. These bathers are seeking a cure in August 1980. But one bystander claimed it was pointless to collect the water in bottles since it would lose its mana (power) away from the site.

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Waikato Times
Reference: 12 Aug 1980, p. 3

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Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - Europeans and waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11776/bathers-madonna-falls (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007