Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau region

Washing clothes at Whakarewarewa

Washing clothes at Whakarewarewa

Access to unlimited hot water was an asset for the Māori settlements at Whakarewarewa and Ōhinemutu. These women, photographed in 1916, are taking full advantage of it to wash clothes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-0584-1/2; G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

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:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Geothermal and hydroelectric power', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15178/washing-clothes-at-whakarewarewa (accessed 16 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015