PERSONAL RECORD. VINTEN, BILL. “HOT & COLD” - A SHORT VISIT TO THE THERMAL AREAS OF TAUPO & WAIRAKEI
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Intertitle: “This activity centres on the Spa Hotel.”
Thermal activity in forested area. Mud pools.
“Scene of the search for Geothermal power.” Vent from a bore.
“These whitened trees coated with mud are near the bores.” Trees muddied.
“Geyser Valley. You can get into a lot of hot water here.” A small gully with a hot water steam running through the middle. Steam vents and mud. People on viewing platform. Geyser erupting, water flowing down its flanks.
“Huka Rapids. Overflow of Lake Taupo is now the Waikato River.” The Huka Falls. Woman running across wooden walk bridge. Aratiatia Rapids.
Reference number F102663
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company A Vinten Film
Photography: Bill Vinten