Kōrero: Hydroelectricity

Electric kettle

Electric kettle

The Beal family and friends gather around their brand new electric kettle in 1901. It is not surprising that the Beals had a kettle (quite possibly the first in Rotorua). Dupair E. Beal, seated on the far right, was supervisor of Rotorua’s electrical development. In 1901 the town gained a central-government-funded hydroelectric station.

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John E. Martin, 'Hydroelectricity - Hydroelectricity development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22454/electric-kettle (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John E. Martin, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010