14 Jan 2021

Tiwai Point smelter to operate until end of 2024

From Morning Report, 8:51 am on 14 January 2021

The Tiwai Point Aluminium smelter will keep operating through to the end of December 2024, in a new deal just announced to the New Zealand stock exchange.

Meridian Energy says that global mining giant Rio Tinto, Tiwai's owner, has accepted a new contract.

RNZ Business Reporter, Nicholas Pointon, speaks with Te Aniwa about the news.