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Two men standing in front of a partially excavated tunnel. 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_Mgh105_005821
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Workers in Tunnel - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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Public Photograph Collection Mgh 105
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
March 1923

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Palmerston North City Library

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