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Ballance Agri-Nutrients Fertiliser Company (1st of 2)

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Fertiliser Company

Ballance Agri-Nutrients, one of two superphosphate manufacturers in New Zealand, has its head office at Mt Maunganui in Bay of Plenty. Fertiliser manufacturing works are located at Mt Maunganui, Whangārei and Invercargill.This photograph shows the sulfuric acid making plant at Ballance’s Mt Maunganui fertiliser works.

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Arthur Duncan, 'Superphosphate - New Zealand superphosphate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 August 2022)

Story by Arthur Duncan, published 24 Nov 2008