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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. The substation for Wellington was built at Khandallah.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh159_005794
Title
Main transmission lines from Mangahao Electric Power Station to Khandallah Substation
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh159
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Wellington
Date
circa 1922 to circa 1925

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
electricty,
power line,
pylon,
technology,
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