Hillside is to be sold. While it is heartening to observe the
optimism at the news emanating from parties connected to, and
associated with, the long-standing South Dunedin heavy
engineering business, only time will tell whether there is
any realistic basis for it; and whether, several months
hence, the 123 or so remaining skilled staff will still have
employment, and Dunedin a potentially key operation in its
cluster of remaining engineering companies.