Anaroa Cave

Original digital file

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Location

Anaroa

Format of the original

Glass plate negative

Date published

About 1906

Additional information

Men at entrance to limestone caves, Anaroa

From “Early Stations of Hawke’s Bay” by Miriam McGregor, 1970 – ‘…Anaroa means “long cave” ….It is thought possible that the valley was once a lake fed by the main spring, and that an earthquake split the rock and allowed the water to escape to form the waterfall. There is an opening near the waterfall which may once have been the entrance to a cave which has now become closed.’

 

Accession number

876/1251/36765

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