Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Tararua wind farm

Tararua wind farm

In 2019 more than 40% of New Zealand’s wind power came from the region, which has frequent strong 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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9471/tararua-wind-farm (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015