Story: Geothermal energy

Taking the waters

Taking the waters

A group of men bathe in Roturua’s Pavilion Baths, the first government bathhouse. In the late 1880s and 1890s, when this photograph was probably taken, bathing was segregated and costumes were not worn.

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Carol Stewart, 'Geothermal energy - Heat from the earth', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5420/taking-the-waters (accessed 20 July 2019)

Story by Carol Stewart, published 12 Jun 2006