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A view of the Mangahao to Khandallah line.The Mangahao Power Station provides hydroelectric power and is situated near the town of Shannon. It serves Wellington, Horowhenua, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, and the Wairarapa. After being delayed by WWI, construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh125_005924
Title
Electricity Pylon - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 125
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
1923

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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power,
powerline,
technology,
vista,
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