Kōrero: Thermal pools and spas

The Greville hot-air bath (2 o 3)

The Greville hot-air bath

In the heyday of the spa some seemingly bizarre treatments were offered. For instance, this hot-air bath exposed the patient to intense dry heat from electric wires. The two men are being treated for shoulder and leg problems at the Rotorua bathhouse in 1926.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Railways Collection (PAColl-5167)
Reference: PA1-f-051-27-3

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:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Thermal pools and spas - Health benefits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6482/the-greville-hot-air-bath (accessed 23 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006