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This picture shows the flood flowing over the top of the Mangahao Dam.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 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 92
Date
September 1923
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh92_005805
Held In
Coolstore

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