Kōrero: Wind and solar power

Wind farms (1 o 2)

Wind farms

New Zealand’s first commercial wind farm was commissioned in 1996 in the Wairarapa. Each of the seven wind turbines has three 20-metre blades. Here, two blades are being lifted onto the 44-metre tower at the Haunui site.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Energy-Wind Power-02
Photograph by Barry Durrant

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Veronika Meduna, 'Wind and solar power - Wind energy in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4920/wind-farms (accessed 26 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Veronika Meduna, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006