Kōrero: Geothermal energy

Māori women cooking at Whakarewarewa

Māori women cooking at Whakarewarewa

Hot pools at Whakarewarewa have traditionally been used for cooking food, which was lowered into the water in flax bags. As the teapots indicate, the temperature was also hot enough to make tea.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Cowan Collection (PAColl-3033)
Reference: 1/2-066389; F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carol Stewart, 'Geothermal energy - Heat from the earth', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5419/maori-women-cooking-at-whakarewarewa (accessed 4 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Carol Stewart, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006