STORIES OF TIWAI
DISCOVER LIFE BEHIND THE GATES
Southern Hearts, Global Smarts
Celebrating 50 years of comradery, community, innovation and doing things a little differently.
Go behind the gates and discover why Tiwai, our people and our pure metal is so special to Southland, New Zealand and beyond. From your back pocket to Mars, discover the important role aluminium has in every sphere of human life.
Casthouse: Specialist Production Coordinator
“I expected Tiwai to be just a factory, but it’s so much more than that.”
HSE Services: Environmental Maintainer Technician
“We can see the impact we’re having on the environment is getting less.”
NZAS IS&T: Superintendent IT & Group Cyber Security
“Innovation is just a part of our day-to-day thinking.”
Assets: Asset Optimisation Technician Mechanical
“Really sharp minds, doing really smart things, at the bottom of the world.”
Carbon: Operator, Green & Bake C5
“I love knowing I’m making a difference every day.”
Reduction: Process Control Engineer
“Tiwai is a workplace where you can be yourself.”
Carbon: Rodding Production Superintendent
“We have the ability to flex some of our power to the rest of New Zealand during winter. It’s important to us.”
Reduction: Specialist Technical Development
“We’re always striving to do the best we can – whether that’s to do with our processes or the environment.”
Share your Tiwai Story
Life “behind the gates” has a special place in the hearts of many people who work at, and who have worked at Tiwai, over its many years in operation. And we would love to hear from you! If you have a yarn, a special (or funny) memory, or a tale you reckon worthy of being remembered, do let us know. You may be an old timer, a newbie, retired, or friends or whanau of someone who used to call Tiwai home, share your story here, and if we can, we’ll share it on!
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