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Waipori hydro-electric scheme

Waipori hydro-electric scheme

Of New Zealand’s main centres, Dunedin was the leader in providing electricity for its residents. It had built a power station at Waipori Falls by 1907 and continued to develop the site.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Otago Witness, 20 March 1907

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Government and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22719/waipori-hydro-electric-scheme (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015