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Otago & Southland

Fonterra’s Stirling site announces plans to get out of coal

As Minister for Energy and Resources Hon Dr Megan Woods officially opened Fonterra’s wood pellet boiler at its Te Awamutu plant, the Co-operative announced details for its next site to exit coal - Stirling cheese plant in Otago.

July 27, 2021

Otago & Southland

Living Water protecting internationally significant wetlands

DOC and Fonterra’s Living Water partnership is helping protect two of the world’s most significant wetlands, through a major initiative that brings together farmers, scientists, councils, mana whenua and communities.

February 01, 2018

Otago & Southland

Fonterra Edendale dryer back online

Updates on the ED4 dryer after the silo collapse. Chief Operating Officer Global Operations Robert Spurway discusses developments on the dryer and what is being done to research the silo collapse.

October 13, 2016

Otago & Southland

Smart tanker partnership wins award

The Southland District Council won the Chorus Excellence Award for Best Practice in Infrastructure Management at the Local Government New Zealand Awards in Dunedin. Read more about their project, and the partnership between Fonterra and the Southland District Council.

July 27, 2016

Otago & Southland

Fonterra milk for schools rolls into Southland and Otago

An early morning farm visit and a small convoy of milk tankers, tractors and buses through the main street of Invercargill heralded the start of the nationwide rollout of Fonterra Milk for Schools today.

May 14, 2013