Topic: Mangahao Hydro-electric Power Station

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Mangaroe Road The first of the State hydro power stations in the North Island, Mangahao, though small, has an important place in the story of New Zealand's electricity generation system. There is a canoe slalom course immediately down-stream of the power station.

Opened in 1924, the Mangahao Hydro-electric Power Station located east of Shannon in the Horowhenua, was one of the first hydro-electric power schemes built in New Zealand.

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