Map, Lake Rotorua and Districts

Yield, I J
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd
Bell, Robert Moore
A H & A W Reed
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Map, Lake Rotorua and Districts. 1963.
Pictorial map of Lake Rotorua and districts showing historic sites, localities such as Lakes Rerewhakaaitu, Rotomahana, Tarawera and Rotorua and hot springs. At the right is a description about Rotorua, Māori legends and the coming of the European.
On Lake Rotorua there is information about the Māori history of the area such as Ihenga of the Arawa tribe who first discovered Lake Rotoiti. Later, urged by Kahu his uncle, he made further explorations and discovered Rotorua which he claimed for the Arawa people.
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Printed on paper in coloured inks.
Height x Width: 720 x 1000mm
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Circa 1865
Circa 1825
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gifted by Lt Col Bell
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m85/13, 5751, 70829


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