This film, taken in the early 1950s, shows a selection of views in Geyser Valley, Wairākei. A few years later the extraction of steam for power generation caused the disappearance of all the hot springs and geysers, and left only steaming ground.
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Reference: People of the Waikato. National Film Unit, 1956
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