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Manapouri project costs

1963-71 NZ$
Original tailrace tunnel 41M
Powerhouse and access tunnel(including installation of four machines) 47M
Equipment (purchase of four machines) 7M
Transmission line (four circuits) 18.5M
Machines 5-7 (purchase and installation) 12M
Engineering 8M
Second tailrace tunnel 200M
November 1999-August 2001
Upgrade of transformers 10.3M
Refurbishment of generators and mechanical equipment (includes exciters, generators, turbine and wicked gates 90M