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This photograph is part of a collection relating to the Mangahao Electric Power Scheme and its construction. After being delayed by WWI, construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924. The Scheme, which provides hydroelectric power, is situated near the town of Shannon. It serves Wellington, Horowhenua, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, and the Wairarapa.

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Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 96
Date
May 2, 1923
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh96_005815
Held In
Coolstore

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