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A road intersection showing pylons carrying power on either side of the road to the Khandallah substation in the Wellington Region. 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
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 161
Date
circa 1922 to circa 1926
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh161_005796
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Coolstore

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