Story: Wind and solar power

Wind farm protest, Makara Beach

Wind farm protest, Makara Beach

In 2004 a proposal to develop a wind farm on Quartz Hill, west of Wellington, met with stiff opposition from the community in the Makara valley.

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Veronika Meduna, 'Wind and solar power - Wind energy in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Veronika Meduna, published 12 Jun 2006