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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 2 (May 1, 1937)

The Tombs of the Arawa

The Tombs of the Arawa.

In the Rotorua thermal country the bones of the dead were often buried in deep natural pits which had once been geyser wells. In the Government Spa grounds, called Oruawhata by the Maoris, the old chief Kiharoa many years ago showed me an ancient burial cave, under a flat ledge of rocks, and also a certain tapu place that I suppose is quite unknown to the present generation.

The Good Old Brandy—


Known to every tongue the World over as

The Best.

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