Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Rotorua Hospital from Ōhinemutu

Rotorua Hospital from Ōhinemutu

Rotorua Hospital (originally King George V Convalescent Hospital, renamed in 1934) sits on Pukeroa Hill, behind Ōhinemutu village. The hospital is built on land gifted to the Crown by the Ngāti Whakaue people of Ōhinemutu.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Population and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 October 2016)

Full story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 1 Nov 2007, updated 25 May 2015