Kōrero: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

Restrictions in thermal areas

Restrictions in thermal areas

Boiling pools provide an easy source of hot water for a variety of uses. Cleaning and scalding game is frowned upon, largely because waste products are left lying around, contaminating the surrounding area. Boiling pools are hazardous, and many people have been scalded.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - People, animals and plants in geothermal areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6505/restrictions-in-thermal-areas (accessed 26 September 2020)

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