Story: Engineering

Inspecting the Arapuni dam, 1930 (1st of 2)

Inspecting the Arapuni dam, 1930

Members of the New Zealand Society of Engineers inspect the Arapuni dam. The construction of large hydroelectric dams in the early 20th century presented engineers with new challenges.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 1/2-027085; C
Photograph by E. C. Lackland

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Matthew Wright, 'Engineering - Engineering, 1900–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Matthew Wright, published 11 Mar 2010