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Community Development Fund seeks more applications

The Murihiku Rūnaka and Rio Tinto/NZAS Community Development Fund is now inviting applications for the second round of funding.

2 February, 2024

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$1.15 million in funding for Southland’s economy, ecology, and community

NZAS and Ngāi Tahu have awarded support to seven outstanding Southland community, cultural and business projects amounting to up to $1.15 million from its $2 million Community Development Fund.

1 December, 2023

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Extensive environmental testing at Tiwai concludes low risk of human or ecological impact

NZAS has today released a report undertaken by global professional services company GHD that concluded that there was a limited risk to marine ecology and no increased risk of health effects for people who come into contact with sediment and surface water or consume kai moana inhabiting the surrounding coastal marine area.

5 November, 2023

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Global spike in aluminium prices drives smelter’s profit

Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pacific Aluminium (New Zealand) Limited (PANZ) has reported financial results relating to its interest in New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited (NZAS), showing an underlying net profit of $122.268 Million for the 2022 financial year ($2021: $140.057 M).

4 June, 2023

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