The Roxburgh dam was the first major dam and power station project in the South Island after the Second World War. Construction started in 1949; this video shows the site, where the Clutha River/Mata-Au emerges from the Roxburgh Gorge, in the first months of the project.
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Reference: Power Progress. National Film Unit, 1951
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