The new guide to the lakes and hot springs; and, A month in hot water was published in 1882 by Thorpe Talbot. This first tourist guidebook for travellers to New Zealand focused on the lakes and geothermal areas of the central North Island. More guidebooks soon followed.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-K 880-COVER
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