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THE KAIWAIKAWE WIND FARM.

THE KAIWAIKAWE WIND FARM.

The proposed Kaiwaikawe Wind Farm site (previously named Ōmāmari Wind Farm) is approximately 10km north-west of Dargaville. The wind farm was granted resource consent from the Kaipara District Council in March 2022 and will generate approximately 73MW of renewable wind energy.

Project Status: A resource consent has been granted by the Kaipara District Council in March 2022
Maximum Capacity: Approximately 73MW
Location: The area proposed for the wind farm is located on Pamu Farms land off Babylon Coast Road, 10km north-west of Dargaville
Turbines: Up to 19 wind turbines
Blade Tip Height: Up to 220m above ground level
Transmission Connection: 66kV from wind farm to Dargaville substation

KEY INFORMATION.

PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT DETAILS

Read about why this is such a great site for a wind farm, and check the project status here.

PROJECT BENEFITS

PROJECT BENEFITS

The wind farm will have environmental, economic and social benefits for the area. See here.

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Providing opportunities for the community and stakeholders to ask questions, provide feedback, ideas, and participate in decision making.

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Maintaining an open and honest dialogue with all stakeholders.

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Building strong connections with the community and enhancing community acceptance and trust.

4

Providing timely feedback to the community’s concerns, using this to positively influence the development of the Project where possible.

CONTACT DETAILS.

CONTACT DETAILS.

For further information, about this project, please contact the project team at kaiwaikawewindfarm@mercury.co.nz

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