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Brooklyn wind turbine

Brooklyn wind turbine

The Brooklyn wind turbine on Polhill was built by the Electricity Corporation of New Zealand in the early 1990s to test the feasibility of a regional wind farm. Visible from many parts of Wellington, it has been adopted by Brooklyn as its symbol.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Southern suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13416/brooklyn-wind-turbine (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016