Kōrero: Waikato region

Waikato hydroelectric power stations

The potential of the Waikato River for hydroelectricity generation was exploited from the early 20th century, but particularly from the 1940s onward. By 1970 there were eight dams on the river between Lake Taupō and Karapiro, near Cambridge.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Energy and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/27148/waikato-hydroelectric-power-stations (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015