The period of construction of dams and hydroelectric power stations along the Waikato River below Lake Taupō through the 1940s and 1950s was a major part of the regional economy. Eight stations were built; the two at Maraetai together produce the most power.
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Mighty River Power
Photograph by Duncan Cole
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