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A closeup shot of a workmans huts at Arapete Camp. In the middle of the shot is a large tent thought to be used as a meeting venue or dinning room. 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_Mgh26_005850
Title
Workmen's Huts - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 26
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1920

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Palmerston North City Library

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