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Arapete camp looking upstream, much of the surrounding bush has been felled. Later this area was flooded and called Tokomaru No 3 Reservoir. 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 the first world war construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh28_005838
Title
'Middle Camp' - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 28
Format
B&W print
Held In
Coolstore
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Tokomaru No 3 Reservoir, Shannon
Date
circa 1920

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Palmerston North City Library

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