Story: Wairarapa region

Tararua wind farm

Tararua wind farm

Wairarapa’s northern boundary is signalled by the Tararua wind farm, which stretches for more than 5 kilometres along the Tararua Range ridgeline. When it was built, it was the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017