Kōrero: Wellington places

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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Photograph by Chris Maclean

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Southern suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13416/brooklyn-wind-turbine (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016