The Makara Wind Farm is located on the west coast at the bottom of the North Island. It is an easy drive from Wellington or the surrounding areas.
There is a large park with many different walking tracks, and the views are just spectacular. The rugged New Zealand coastline is on display as well as farmland. It is possible to walk right up to the wind generators and see the blades swishing by above your head.
You should make sure you check their website as it is also a working sheep farm, so sometimes it can be closed for lambing.