Kōrero: Northland places

Taking the waters (2 o 3)

Taking the waters

In the late 19th century the government bought land around the Ngāwhā thermal springs, and pools were developed. This photograph, probably taken in the 1960s, shows visitors soaking in the pools, which vary in temperature.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-037719; F

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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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Kaikohe and district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7833/taking-the-waters (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015