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William Hudson (engineer)

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Sir William Hudson, KBE FRS (27 April 1896 – 12 September 1978), was a New Zealand-born engineer who headed construction of the Snowy Mountains Scheme for hydroelectricity and irrigation in Australia from 1949 to 1967, when he reluctantly retired at 71. [1]

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Arapuni Power Station

Arapuni Power Station is a hydroelectric power station on the Waikato River, in the North Island of New Zealand.

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Ben Chifley

Joseph Benedict Chifley (22 September 1885 – 13 June 1951) was an Australian politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1945 to 1949.

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society

The Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society is an academic journal on the history of science published annually by the Royal Society.

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Fellow of the Royal Society

Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS, ForMemRS and HonFRS) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society judges to have made a "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science".

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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James Cook Medal

The James Cook Medal is awarded on an occasional basis by the Royal Society of New South Wales for "outstanding contributions to science and human welfare in and for the Southern Hemisphere".

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James Hudson (explorer)

James Hudson (13 October 1854 in London, United Kingdom – 8 July 1912) was a New Zealand doctor and explorer.

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John Chapman Andrew

John Chapman Andrew (9 March 1822 – 7 December 1907) was a 19th-century Church of England priest, Oxford don, educationist, pastoralist and Member of Parliament in New Zealand.

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Nelson College

Nelson College is the oldest state secondary school in New Zealand.

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Nelson Lemmon

Nelson Lemmon (22 March 1908 – 20 March 1989) was an Australian politician and government minister.

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Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson (Whakatū) is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.

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Red Hill, Australian Capital Territory

Red Hill (postcode: 2603) is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Royal Society of New South Wales

The Royal Society of New South Wales is a learned society based in Sydney, Australia.

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Snowy Hydro

Snowy Hydro Limited is an electricity generation and retailing company in Australia that owns, manages, and maintains the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme which consists of nine hydro-electric power stations and sixteen large dams connected by 145 kilometres (90 mi) of tunnels and 80 kilometres (50 mi) of aqueducts located mainly in the Kosciuszko National Park.

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Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains scheme or Snowy scheme is a hydroelectricity and irrigation complex in south-east Australia.

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Université Grenoble Alpes

The Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA, French: meaning "Grenoble Alps University") is a public research university in Grenoble, France.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hudson_(engineer)

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