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Another view of the road intersection with power from Mangahao being transmitted down lines on either side of the road.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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2011P_Mgh163_005798
Title
Power Lines – Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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Public Photograph Collection Mgh 163
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Coolstore

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Mangahou, Shannon
Date
circa 1922 to circa 1926

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Palmerston North City Library

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