Story: Industrial sectors

Exporting aluminium

Exporting aluminium

This giant crane is used to load aluminium onto ships for export from the wharf at Tīwai Point. Secondary industries such as the aluminium smelter and meat and dairy processing contribute the bulk of New Zealand’s export earnings.

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Ganesh Nana, 'Industrial sectors - Secondary sector', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23157/exporting-aluminium (accessed 5 August 2021)

Story by Ganesh Nana, published 11 Mar 2010