Kōrero: Industrial sectors

Tīwai Point aluminium smelter

Tīwai Point aluminium smelter

A special road, bridge and high-voltage electricity supply, as well as the plant itself, had to be built to set up New Zealand’s only aluminium smelter at Tīwai Point, near Bluff. Many of these capital inputs, and the raw aluminium ore for smelting, were imported.

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New Zealand Aluminium Smelters

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Ganesh Nana, 'Industrial sectors - Secondary sector', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23155/tiwai-point-aluminium-smelter (accessed 17 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Ganesh Nana, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010