Story: Hydroelectricity

Tunneling at Manapōuri

Tunneling at Manapōuri

In 1967, aged 19, Tim Shadbolt (bottom, second from right) worked on the Manapōuri scheme. His description of tunnelling and those who did it was published in 1971, in Bullshit and jellybeans, and can be downloaded here.

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Private collection, Tim Shadbolt

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How to cite this page:

John E. Martin, 'Hydroelectricity - Hydro and the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/22473/tunneling-at-manapouri (accessed 1 December 2021)

Story by John E. Martin, published 11 Mar 2010