Waitaki River (N.Z.) - Power utilisation

Tekapo Power Scheme (N.Z.), Waitaki Hydro Scheme (N.Z.), Waitaki River Hydroelectric System (N.Z.)

A series of interconnected lakes and canals used to generate electricity, also known as the Waitaki Hydro Scheme. Includes the Upper Waitaki Hydro Scheme. Begun in the 1920s with the Waitaki dam and completed in the 1980s with the commissioning of the Ohau C power station. After Tekapo A and Tekapo B Power Stations were transferred from Meridian Energy to Geneisis Energy in 2011, the term Tekapo Power Scheme was used to describe the operation of those two stations.

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Date: [Between 1933 and 1958] From: Salmon, J T :Albums, album pages and loose prints Ref: PA1-q-203 Description: Photographs taken by John Tenison Salmon between 1933 and 1958. There are various sequences as follows: Museum trip to Lake Waikaremoana, December 1946; Holi...
Date: [ca 1980] From: Sheffield House Publications Collection Ref: PA12-10738 Description: Views of the upper Waitaki hydroelectric dam and power station under construction. Photographs relating to this group were used in the Sheffield House publi...
Date: 1938 From: Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd : Records Ref: 77-048-15/04 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1971 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA12-8149 Description: Views of Waitaki District. These include - Aerial view of Lake Waitaki. Waitaki Dam. Aerial view of Lake Aviemore and dam. Water skiing on Loch Laird. A...
Distinguished guests at the opening of the Lake Waitaki hydro-electric power station - Photograph taken by Green and Hahn
Date: 1934 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper By: Green & Hahn (Firm) Ref: PAColl-9150-13 Description: Distinguished guests at the opening of the Lake Waitaki hydroelectric power station, 1934, photographed by Green and Hahn. Front row, from left: unidentified...
Date: November 1969-September 1970 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1220 Description: Colour proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other images related to electric power production in New Zealand. Images ...
Date: [1980s] From: Sheffield House Publications Collection Ref: PA12-10839 Description: Photographs relating to hydroelectricity in New Zealand. In particular shows the later stages of construction on the upper Waitaki Hydro. Quantity: 10 colo...
Date: [1980s] From: Sheffield House Publications Collection Ref: PA12-10838 Description: Photographs relating to hydroelectricity in New Zealand. In particular shows the later stages of construction on the upper Waitaki Hydro. Quantity: 10 colo...
Date: [1980s] From: Sheffield House Publications Collection Ref: PA12-10950 Description: Photographs relating to the construction of the upper Waitaki power scheme. Quantity: 10 colour original transparency/ies.
Workers at Waitaki Hydro
Date: [ca 1933] Ref: 1/2-151710-F Description: Workers at Waitaki Hydro, circa 1933. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
Date: [Between 1958 and 1965, 1972-1973] From: Stevenson, Alan, 1927-2007 :Photographs of the construction of Benmore and Roxburgh Hydro-Electric Power Stations Ref: PA12-6412 Description: Photographs of the Benmore Hydro Power Station under construction, taken between 1958 and 1965 by Alan Stevenson. Also includes photographs of a fair, ca 197...
Benmore Hydro, Waitaki District, Canterbury Region
Date: Jul 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-53414 Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
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Benmore Hydro, Waitaki District, Canterbury Region
Date: Jul 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-53415 Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
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Benmore Hydro, Waitaki District, Canterbury Region
Date: Jul 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-53416 Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
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Date: 1954-[ca 1974] From: Einhorn family :Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1088 Description: Photographs and a brochure of Benmore Hydroelectric Project, Waitaki River. Canterbury University, Ilam, Christchurch. Most of the material relates to the S...
Date: 1956-1989 By: New Zealand. Ministry of Works and Development Ref: 2004-286 Description: Files of newspaper cuttings, 1956-1989, relating to major electric power schemes. Topics covered include Benmore, Roxburgh, Tongariro, Manapouri, Clutha and ...
Date: May 1981-July 1983 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1215 Description: Black and white proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other electric power production related images. Images include a...
Date: 1956-[ca 1980] From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929-: Papers and photographs Ref: PAColl-9922-15 Description: One group are projects designed by Alington when he worked as a Government architect. These include - Power house, Waipapa hydroelectric power project, ca 19...
Date: August 1960 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: PAColl-10612-09 Description: Bulldozers pushing stockpiled spoil into the Waitaki River at the Benmore hydro-electric power project Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: 24 Aug 1988 From: Housing Corporation of New Zealand oral history project By: Bateman, Clarence Thomas, 1912-1996; Bateman, Jean Ysobelle, 1918-1991 Ref: OHInt-0185/12 Description: Clarence Bateman was born at Totara Flat near Greymouth in 1912. Describes how his father remarried after his mother's death and he lived for two or three ye...