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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh217_005891
Title
Mangahao electric power house
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 217
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Mangahao Road, Shannon
Date
circa 1937

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
1930s,
black and white,
building,
electricity,
electricty,
hydroelectricity,
mangahao,
mangahao power station,
technology,
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