Manapouri Underground Power Station

Lake Manapouri, West Arm
West Arm, Southland
A major engineering achievement the Manapouri Underground Power Station, at West Arm, is unique in that nearly all of it is built underground. Commercial tours begin with a cruise across Lake Manapouri.

The main customer for the power produced at Manapouri is the Tiwai Aluminium smelter near Bluff for which the power station was constructed by the New Zealand Government.

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