Benmore Dam (N.Z.)

The largest dam within the Waitaki hydro scheme, on the Waitaki River in the Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand. Construction began in 1958 and it was commissioned in 1965. The dam is the largest earth-filled water-retaining structure in New Zealand, damming New Zealand's largest man-made lake - Lake Benmore.

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Date: November 1971-August 1972 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1223 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: September 1970-March 1971 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1221 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: 1983 From: [Ephemera of around A3 size relating to electricity in New Zealand, its generation, supply and equipment. 1980-1999] By: New Zealand. Ministry of Energy. Electricity Division Ref: Eph-C-ELECTRICITY-1983-01 Description: Poster showing a map of the area around Benmore, Aviemore, Twizel, Lake Ohau and Tekapo. Also shows photographs of the dams at Benmore, Twizel,Waitaki, Aviem...
Date: [Between 1943 and 1965] From: Salmon, J T :Albums, album pages and loose prints By: Salmon, John Tenison, 1910-1999 Ref: PA1-q-201 Description: Album of photographs; many are contacts from 35mm film, some are prints, taken by John Tenison Salmon between 1943 and 1965. Consists mainly of trips, includ...
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...
Date: March-October 1976 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1225 Description: Colour proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other images related to electric power production in New Zealand. Include...
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...
Date: ca 1965 From: Cobeldick, Mary, 1948- : Photographs of New Zealand By: Browne, Victor Carlyle, 1900-1979 Ref: PAColl-3355 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s) in one envelope. Physical Description: Photoprint 205 x 252mm
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: December 1968-December 1969 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1209 Description: Colour proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other images related to electric power production in New Zealand. Includ...
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: January-November 1979 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1212 Description: Black and white proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other electric power production related images. Includes images ...
Date: 1961 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] Ref: B-137-422 Description: Cartoon shows three vignettes: demonstrators carry placards protesting against electric power generated at Benmore in the South Island being sent to the Nort...
Date: February-June 1984 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1236 Description: Colour proof sheets showing power stations, dams, and surrounding areas, as well as other images related to electric power production in New Zealand. Include...
Date: 1958, 1960, 1963, 1965 From: Morris, Raymond, fl 1955-2011 :Colour slides of New Zealand and overseas Ref: PA12-8453 Description: Photographs of Mount Cook, Benmore, Oamaru, and Auckland, taken between 1958 and 1965 by Raymond Morris. Includes photographs of a snowman outside the Hermit...
Date: ca 1960 Ref: PAColl-3686 Description: Quantity: 2 b&w original photographic print(s) in one envelope.
Date: August 1972-March 1976 From: Electricity Corporation of New Zealand: Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1224 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 ...