Kōrero: International economic relations

Tīwai smelter, Bluff, Southland

Tīwai smelter, Bluff, Southland

The biggest Japanese investment in New Zealand was in the aluminium smelter at Tīwai Point opposite the port of Bluff, in Southland. Drawn by the availability of cheap electricity and land, the smelter turned Queensland bauxite into aluminum, for which Japan was the principal market.

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New Zealand Aluminium Smelters

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Japan and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24822/tiwai-smelter-bluff-southland (accessed 26 January 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010