Whakarewarewa

Thermal Reserve

Looking across the reserve

Maori bird trap. Honey in boat attracts birds, who get snared in nooses.

Silicates deposit from geyser

Geyser and Terraces Panorama (20MB .mov)

Geyser and terraces

Maori carving school established to teach carving under no-kapu (taboo) conditions where it can be taught, observed, questions asked. Master carvers are appointed for life (the school's on its 4th headmaster).