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Mangahao river camp located on a terrace above the river and associated project workings.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_Mgh32_005840
Title
River Camp - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 32
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
1920 to 1924

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

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