Te Wairoa

Buried Village

Tourist attraction on the banks of the Te Wairoa Stream, between Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake) and Lake Tarawera. The site features the excavated ruins of the hotel, flour mill, and other buildings of the village of Te Wairoa which was buried by the debris and volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Tarawera on 10 June 1886.

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Date: 1880s By: Dingwale, Reginald, active 1991 Ref: PAColl-2981 Description: Pink & White Terraces, stalactites & stalacmites, Maori meeting house, landscape after Tarawera eruption Quantity: 7 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: [Before 10 Jun 1886] From: Mercer, Robert, fl 1964 :Photographs and albums of Maori, New Zealand views, and illustrations By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-37-13 Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of Maori in front of the Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa taken prior to the eruption of Mount Tarawera. Photograph ta...
Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa
Date: [between ca 1880-1890] From: Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 8 Ref: PAColl-6075-19 Description: Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa, circa 1880-1890. A man smoking a pipe sits on the porch. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photograph...
Burton Brothers, 1868-1898 (Firm, Dunedin) : Photograph of Hinemihi meeting house, Te Wairoa
Date: [ca 1880-1886] By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-19-19 Description: Photograph of an unidentified Maori group in front of the Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa. Taken by Burton Bros in 1880s and before 10 Jun 1886 when it w...
Date: 1900 - 1999 By: Rotorua Newspapers Ltd; Rotorua Public Relations Office; Thermalart Productions Ref: Eph-C-TOURISM-Rotorua-1900s Description: Includes: 1966: The Geyserland gazette. Special "Fly North" edition, published and edited by the City of Rotorua Public Relations Office [ca 1966] 1970s: Hot...
Date: [Circa 1880s to 1890s] By: Pulman (Firm); Valentine, James, -1880 Ref: PA1-o-329 Description: Photographs of Maori carving, in buildings, sculptures, tools and weapons. Most taken by unidentified photographers, at unidentified sites, but a few taken b...
Date: 1916 From: Harris, Esme Enid, 1913-1993 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-215 Description: Snapshots of the Rotorua area, taken on a holiday at Christmas, 1916. Images include one of two women looking at the remains of Sophia's whare; views of ther...
Date: [1850s-1890s] From: Field family :Field and Hodgkins family photographs By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908; Edmund Wheeler & Son (Firm); Finch, F, active 1878-1900; Hodgkins, William John Parker, 1866-1945 Ref: PA1-q-089 Description: Photographs of the Field and Hodgkins families, taken by William Hughes Field; and of New Zealand scenes. A number of views are of Dunedin taken between 1850...
Date: [Between 1930 and 1941] From: Salmon, J T :Albums, album pages and loose prints By: Salmon, John Tenison, 1910-1999 Ref: PA1-q-207 Description: Album of photographs (mainly landscapes) taken by John Tenison Salmon between 1930 and 1941. The album is divided into sections (not in chronological order),...
Date: [ca 1885-1945] By: Lovell-Smith, Timothy James, 1945-; Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd; Crummer, George R, 1868-1953; James Valentine & Sons (Dundee, Scotland); Dufty, Francis Herbert, 1846–1910; William H Hammer & Company; Muir and MacKinlay (Firm); Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916; Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955; Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PAColl-0422 Description: Views of New Zealand, the South Pacific and elsewhere including: a chief's house in Fiji; the grounds of the Sanatorium, Rotorua; Wairoa township before th...
Date: [Before 10 Jun 1886] From: Original photographic prints and postcards from the file print collection, Box 16 By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Muir & Moodie (Firm) Ref: PAColl-7344-89 Description: Two Maori children in the foreground of a view of McRae's Hotel, Te Wairoa in the distance. Photograph taken circa 1885 by the Burton Brothers and re-issued...
Date: [After 10 Jun 1886] By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-39-25 Description: Photograph of McRae's Hotel, Te Wairoa taken by Alfred Burton shortly after the eruption of Mount Tarawera, 10 Jun 1886. Shows the hotel on the left, Sophie'...
Date: [after 10 June 1886] By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-38-06 Description: Maori guide Sophia's whare at Te Wairoa. The roof and sides are covered in mud and volcanic ash. Photograph taken by Burton Brothers, shortly after the erupt...
Date: [after 10 June 1886] By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-38-08 Description: View of McRae's Hotel and village of Te Wairoa taken shortly after the eruption of Mount Tarawera. Shows the area covered in volcanic ash and damage done to ...
Date: 1886 By: Muir & Moodie (Firm); Snedden, Jean, active 1993 Ref: PAColl-3281 Description: Quantity: 3 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) in one envelope.
Date: [After 10 Jun 1886] By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA7-39-28 Description: Photograph of Lake Tarawera and surrounding area taken by Alfred Burton shortly after the eruption of Mount Tarawera, 10 Jun 1886. Pairs with [BB] 3851 Ins...
Date: [after 10 Jun 1886] From: Christie, Hettie Florence, 1902-1988 :Photographs and album of New Zealand scenes By: Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908 Ref: PA7-41-07 Description: Photograph of three unidentified Maori men in front of the Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa. Ash covers the roof and is built up against the sides of the ...
Date: [after 10 June 1886] By: (W N) Tuttle & Company Ref: PA7-52-15 Description: Shows the remains of the Haszard home and fowl house at Te Wairoa and surrounding area covered in volcanic ash. Photograph taken by shortly after the eruptio...
Date: [after 10 Jun 1886] From: Christie, Hettie Florence, 1902-1988 :Photographs and album of New Zealand scenes By: Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908 Ref: PA7-41-22 Description: View of the remains of the hotel at Te Wairoa. The two-storey wooden hotel was almost completely flattened in the eruption of Mount Tarawera on 10 Jun 1886 w...
Date: ca 1886 Ref: 1/4-002924 Description: Captain Way's house buried shortly after the eruption. Photograph taken by Burton Bros ca 1886. There is a further note on the file print "Same print by T...