“We want to be able to be outside of our home when it’s calm,” Huffman told commissioners at a hearing in Palmerston North on Wednesday.
“We want to be able to open our windows and not hear the whine… or the roar.
“We want to be able to open our windows at night.”
On a still day in the countryside, there could be “whining, roaring and grinding so intrusive that we don’t want to be outside”.
The first time Huffman heard the Te Rere Hau farm, it woke her up. She wondered what her husband Graham Devey was doing. “What was he doing in the barn that was causing such a racket?”
Neighbour of Te Rere Hau wind project located in New Zealand