29 Jul 2022

Tourist burned in fall into new sink hole at Whakarewarewa

From Checkpoint, 5:08 pm on 29 July 2022

An Australian tourist who fell into a geothermal sink hole in Rotorua is being offered help by the local tourism body.

The woman suffered serious burns yesterday, but is in a stable condition in Rotorua Hospital. Leah Tebbutt reports, and Lisa Owen speaks to GNS volcanologist Brad Scott.