Kōrero: Mining and underground resources

Smelting aluminium

Smelting aluminium

This pot pours molten aluminium at the Tīwai Point smelter, Southland. Aluminium ore (bauxite) is brought from Queensland to be smelted into aluminium.

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New Zealand Aluminium Smelters
Photograph by Miles Hewton

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Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - Metals known but not mined', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9240/smelting-aluminium (accessed 3 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006