Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau region

Ōhinemutu, 1860s

Ōhinemutu, 1860s

People gather on the lake shore and in the village of Ōhinemutu, which was one of the largest settlements on Lake Rotorua in the 19th century. Most of the houses have thatched roofs, and hot water from thermal springs was used for cooking and washing.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Mrs Scott Collection
Reference: PAColl-2321-06

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - The changing landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15139/ohinemutu-1860s (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015