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A close shot of two men with a power pile driver. 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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2011P_Mgh80_005914
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Pile Driver - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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Public Photograph Collection Mgh 80
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Horowhenua Region
Date
February 4, 1925

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Palmerston North City Library

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