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This photograph is one of a series made by Charles Wildbore showing the construction of the Mangahao hydro-electric power scheme in the Tararua ranges east of Shannon. It is taken from above the power scheme working appears to show the Mangaore village in the middle distance. 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

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh206_005881
Title
View of Mangaore Village - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 206
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Lindsay Family Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1922

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
dam,
electricity,
housing,
hut,
mountain,
photographs,
technology,
wildbore,
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