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Table 2: Commissioned Hydro Schemes in New Zealand (above 10MW)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development (MED)

Plant Name Commissioned Capacity (MW) Owners or operators
Manapouri 1971/2002 755 Meridian Energy
Benmore 1966 540 Meridian Energy
Clyde 1992 432 Contact Energy
Maraetai 1954/1971 360 Mighty River Power
Roxburgh 1956 320 Contact Energy
Ohau A 1979 264 Meridian Energy
Tokaanu 1973 240 Genesis Power
Aviemore 1968 220 Meridian Energy
Ohau B 1980 212 Meridian Energy
Ohau C 1985 212 Meridian Energy
Arapuni 1946 188 Mighty River Power
Tekapo B 1977 160 Meridian Energy
Rangipo 1983 120 Genesis Power
Ohakuri 1962 112 Mighty River Power
Waitaki 1936 105 Meridian Energy
Whakamaru 1956 100 Mighty River Power
Karapiro 1948 96 Mighty River Power
Te Apiti 2004 91 Meridian Energy
Aratiatia 1964 90 Mighty River Power
Atiamuri 1962 86 Mighty River Power
Waipori x 4 1903/1955 84 TrustPower
Matahina 1967 76 TrustPower
Tuai 1929 60 Genesis Power
Waipapa 1961 58 Mighty River Power
Piripaua 1942 44 Genesis Power
Coleridge 1914 45 TrustPower
Kaimai x 4 1972-1981 42 TrustPower
Mangahao 1925 38 Mangahao Joint Venture
Kaitawa 1947 37 Genesis Power
Cobb 1956 32 TrustPower
Patea 1984 31 TrustPower
Wheao x 2 1984 26 TrustPower
Tekapo A 1951 25 Meridian Energy
Highbank x 2 1945 25 TrustPower
Aniwhenua 1981 25 Bay of Plenty
Paerau x 2 1984 12 TrustPower
Argyle x 2 1983 11 TrustPower