Kōrero: Economy and the environment

Huntly power station

Huntly power station

The Huntly power station is lit up and reflected in the waters of the Waikato River in this night-time shot. Huntly is a thermal power station, which works by burning coal to heat water and generate steam. This drives turbines to generate electricity.

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Zac Bernasconi
Photograph by Zac Bernasconi

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eric Pawson, 'Economy and the environment - Erosion, power generation and mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21657/huntly-power-station (accessed 26 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Eric Pawson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010