5 Jul 2021

All toxic aluminium waste finally removed from Mataura paper mill

From Checkpoint, 6:13 pm on 5 July 2021

Relief for residents in a Southland town, after confirmation that all 10,000 tonnes of toxic aluminium waste has been removed from its old paper mill.

The dross is an aluminium by-product from the Tiwai Point smelter, and had been stored in Mataura's disused paper mill for seven years.

Anei te kai ripoata a Anan Zaki.