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This photograph appears to show two tunnels in the bank beside 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 first world war construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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2011P_Mgh74_005908
Title
Tunnels - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 74
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1920 to circa 1924

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Palmerston North City Library

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