mercury energy geothermal plant – kawerau

Buildings | Geothermal | Industrial
Mercury Geothermal Plant is a 100-megawatt geothermal power plant which is located 5 minutes from Kawerau.
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Sitting in the Kawerau geothermal field, which is part of the Taupō Volcanic Zone the station is the largest single-generator geothermal plant in New Zealand. Bring a sci-fi or Bruce Willis fight sequence, a film crew here would have very little impact on the plant’s operations.

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Mercury Geothermal Plant

location & distance

One of the great things about filming in the Bay of Plenty is the close proximity to New Zealand cities and rural townships.  Even when you are enjoying our spectacular rural filming locations you still have access to major infrastructure and amenities nearby.

Auckland CBD

296 Kilometres | 3 Hours, 43 Minutes

Tauranga CBD

63 Kilometres | 56 Minutes

Rotorua CBD

63 Kilometres | 56 Minutes

Whakatane CBD

30 Kilometres | 25 Minutes

Taupo CBD

139 Kilometres | 1 Hour, 50 Minutes