Traditionally a small rural service centre, in the 2000s Woodville titled itself the ‘windfarm capital of New Zealand’ because of the nearby Tararua wind farm. Small towns like Woodville have not remained able to rely on farming to sustain themselves, and instead promote other noteworthy or special features in an effort to gain recognition.
Using this item
Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips
This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand Licence