Kōrero: Hydroelectricity

Water play (3 o 3)

Water play

Competitors in a multi-sport race paddle down the Clutha from Alexandra to Roxburgh. Kayak, yacht and motor boat enthusiasts all benefited from the lakes created by hydro-electric dams. The recreational use of power schemes was encouraged by many power authorities and companies; it was seen as good public relations, and a way of contributing to local communities.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 23 March 2009, p. 21
Photograph by Lynda Van Kempen

Permission of the Otago Daily Times must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John E. Martin, 'Hydroelectricity - National hydro system', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22466/water-play (accessed 13 June 2021)

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