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MEETINGS









NEXT MEETING
General Meeting
Date:
30 August 2020
Time:
1.30pm
Venue:
Silver Fern Farms Event Centre, (aka Te Aroha Events Centre), 44 Stanley Ave., Te Aroha
Programme:
The programme will consist of the showing of two videos, as follows -
The first (runs for 24 mins) covers Lloyd Mandeno and his first hot water heater along with development of the Single Wire Earth Return electricity distribution system while he was working at Tauranga Electric Power Board (which subsequently became TrustPower), then Bill Latter while he was Chief Engineer of State Hydro (subsequently NZED) and the development of geothermal power in NZ initially at Wairakei, then the Cook Strait Cables DC link, and onto Manapouri hydro station.  It ends with a section on Bill Gallagher (snr.) and his son Sir William Gallagher on their development of electric fencing.

The second video (runs for 4 mins) takes us for a tour of Gallagher Head Office in Hamilton, outlining their modern design, manufacturing and logistics processes.












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