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000:00 “Beside Ohinemutu, the lake provides an excellent water playground.”
000:30 “Houseboats on Lake Roto-iti have “H.&C.” at hand, if not actually laid on.”
000:46 “Strange as it may seem, a hot spring wells up through the sand only a few feet away from the cold water.”
001:30 “Come on in , the water’s fine!”
001:43 Meanwhile, there is breakfast to be provided. Rotorua’s lakes and streams, like so many others in New Zealand, abound with Rainbow Trout.”
003:11 When an angler becomes immersed in his fishing, he is likely to keep it up all day.”
003:04 “Another Rainbow’s end.”
003:56 “After that, what could be better than a peaceful pipe, and perhaps forty winks and a little dream of the fish one means to catch to-morrow?”
004:19 “To-morrow’s fishing ground is Lake Tarawera.”
004:35 “Lake Tarawera teems with trout, though only a narrow strip of land separates it from Rotomahana, a lake too hot for life to exist in its depths.”
005:01 “Visitors to Rotomahana have the unique experience of voyaging over a boiling lake towards fuming cliffs, the earthly counterpart o the devil’s kingdom.”
006:07 “Such a lavish provision of steam heat is rather over-powering at times, so away we go, back to cool waters and the freshness of New Zealand’s green countryside.”
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Year 1935

Reference number F2419

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Promotional

Duration 0:06:47

Production company New Zealand Film