'Middle Camp' - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Arapete camp looking upstream, the workmen's huts have been set out in line within felled bush. 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.