Horahora Power Station (N.Z. : 1910-1947)

Hora Hora Power Station (N.Z.)

Hydroelectric power station on the Waikato River in the North Island of New Zealand. Built by the Waihi gold mining company to provide power for mining operations at Waihi. Construction began in 1910 and the power station was opened in 1913. Bought by the New Zealand government in 1919. Remained in use until it was submerged in 1947 by Lake Karapiro, which was formed to supply the Karapiro Power Station.

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Horahora Hydro Scheme and River, Waikato
Date: Feb 1947 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-05620-G Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: 1/2 plate Glass negative
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Waihi Mining company's hydro-electric works at Horahora - Photograph taken by Edward John Wilkinson
Date: 21 June 1916 By: Wilkinson, Edward John, active 1916-1922 Ref: 1/2-000894-G Description: Waihi Mining Company's hydro-electric works at Horahora. Photograph taken by E J W, on the 21st of June, 1916. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negati...
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Ref: 1/2-033657-F Description: A1957 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: December 1921-ca 1924 Ref: PAColl-7712-1 Description: Photographs of the Harding homestead at Raukawa in Hawkes Bay, earthquake damage after the Napier earthquake of 1931, views of places visited on holiday, and...
Date: 1920s By: Morton, William Bampton, 1885-1957; Morton, Dorothy Alice, 1884-1985 Ref: PAColl-3146 Description: Album and loose prints include photographs of power stations at Horohora, Lake Coleridge, Mangahao, Arapeti, and Tuai. Postcards of Grafton Bridge. Quantity...
Horahora Hydro, Waipa District
Date: Aug 1949 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-21698-G Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 4.75 x 6.5 inches
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Interior of Horahora Hydroelectric station
Date: [ca 1912] From: Hart, Roger :Photographs of Somes Island and other subjects Ref: 1/2-112301-F Description: Interior of the Hydroelectric station at Horahora, circa 1912. Taken by an unidentified photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1924 Ref: Pan-1931-F Description: Panoramic view with the Waikato River in the foreground, the dam on the right. A group of five men are on a barge with planks across to the river bank. The ...
Date: 1924 Ref: Pan-0546-F Description: Panoramic view of the Horahora Power Station, taken by R P Moore in 1924 Inscriptions: Marginal notes on tape - Hora Power Station Cambridge 6 40 x 10 6. 40...
Ref: 1/2-033658-F Description: A1954 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1924 By: Moore, Robert Percy, 1881-1948 Ref: PA6-161 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Waihi Mining company's hydro-electric works at Horahora - Photograph taken by Edward John Wilkinson
Date: 21 June 1916 By: Wilkinson, Edward John, active 1916-1922 Ref: 1/2-001390-G Description: Waihi Mining Company's hydro-electric works at Horahora. Photograph taken by E J W, on the 21st of June, 1916. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negati...
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Ref: 1/2-033659-F Description: A1947 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).