Kōrero: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

Unique geothermal fields

In the 1980s the Geological Society of New Zealand listed the country’s geothermal fields according to their importance. This table shows the five most important (Category 1) fields, classified as having international significance. It was recommended that preservation of surface thermal activity should have precedence over utilisation.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Source: Inventory of New Zealand geothermal fields and features. Miscellaneous Publication 44. 2nd ed. Lower Hutt: Geological Society of New Zealand, 1999.

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Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Protecting geothermal features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/table/6516/unique-geothermal-fields (accessed 25 September 2023)

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