Kōrero: Wind and solar power

Tararua wind farm (2 o 2)

Tararua wind farm

Construction of the largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere began in 1998. The Tararua farm is on an extremely windy site at the northern end of the Tararua Range, 10 kilometres north-east of Palmerston North. By 2004 the Tararua wind farm held 103 660-kilowatt wind turbines and generated 68 megawatts of energy.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN43697/16
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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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/4921/tararua-wind-farm (accessed 18 January 2022)

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