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Shown here are several tent homes set near the access road. The tent to the right appears to have a chimney. 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_Mgh102_005818
Title
'Tent Homes' - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 102
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
August 1923

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Palmerston North City Library

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