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Tongariro Hydro Scheme, 1965

Reference Number: EP-Energy-Hydro Electricity-Tongariro Hydro Scheme-01

View down into a steep valley and the Moawhango River, now the site of the upper area of the Moawhango dam. On one side of the valley, and spanning the river can be seen walkways where men from the Ministry of Works used drilling equipment to test the rock structures of the site. Photographed by an unknown photographer in 1965.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Tongariro Power Project, Moawhango River, Rivers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Hydroelectric power plants - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Hydroelectric power plants - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Hydro electric energy, Reference Number EP-Energy-Hydro Electricity (1 digitised items)
Energy, Reference Number EP-Energy (8 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: This image was published in the Evening Post newspaper on the 8th of October, 1965

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

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