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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme - South Island, New Zealand

  We had a lovely sky for our day of travel between Twizel and Dunedin, New Zealand.
...a lovely sky to match the lovely countryside of the South Island...


 We made a stop to view the Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme and Benmore Dam.
The reflections on the water were eye-catching!




 ...and, so were the wild flowers!





 some even grow in the cracks of the walls of the dam.













Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme and Benmore Dam
supplies 30% of New Zealand's hydroelectric power and consists of 8 stations.
South Island
New Zealand
November 27, 2012

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