Kōrero: Regional economies

Maraetai hydroelectric station (2 o 3)

Maraetai hydroelectric station

The period of construction of dams and hydroelectric power stations along the Waikato River below Lake Taupō through the 1940s and 1950s was a major part of the regional economy. Eight stations were built; the two at Maraetai together produce the most power.

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Mighty River Power
Photograph by Duncan Cole

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Regional economies, 1920 to 1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25228/maraetai-hydroelectric-station (accessed 2 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010