Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Tararua wind farm

Tararua wind farm

In 2006 more than 90% of New Zealand’s wind power came from the region, which has high winds and accessible sites. These windmills are part of the Tararua wind farm south of the Manawatū Gorge.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Human impact on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015