After years of speculation and concern, the Cadbury factory in Dunedin will finally close next year, leaving about 350 people facing an uncertain future.
The Dunedin Energy Centre will lose one of its biggest customers when Cadbury closes, as it uses about 20% of the steam generated in the thermal energy plant.
Dunedin MPs are calling for Mondelez to release Cadbury staff early and still honour their redundancy.
An announcement Mondelez International will complete a $7 million redevelopment of Cadbury World and create 25 new jobs is positive news at a difficult time, a union director says.
Dunedin tourist attraction Cadbury World will remain open despite the planned closure of Cadbury's manufacturing plant in the city.
A Dunedin dairy owner has vowed to boycott Cadbury products and called on other New Zealanders to do the same.
Cadbury workers are having trouble securing bank loans and house tenancies because of the threat over their jobs, making their lives "so difficult", their union says.
It was a bittersweet day for more than 200 Cadbury employees, affectionately known as "the Cadbury family".
Employers are lining up to take on Cadbury workers as Dunedin rushes to organise a jobs summit to support staff facing unemployment.
Social workers are warning of a spike in family violence when Dunedin’s Cadbury factory closes its doors.
Mondelez International has decided not to seek a ratepayer handout for the Cadbury Chocolate Carnival after its plan to do so sparked public indignation.
Production for Cadbury confectionery will move to Australia after bids to find a local manufacturer failed.
Dunedin mayor Dave Cull is working with local agencies to support Cadbury workers going through a "devastating time".
The union representing the majority of 362 Dunedin Cadbury staff set to lose their jobs by the start of 2018 has called for the public not to boycott Cadbury’s chocolate.
Dunedin residents against the proposed closure of the Cadbury factory will have a chance to express their opposition at a protest on Saturday.
Mondelez International is investing millions in Hobart's Cadbury factory while pushing ahead with plans to close its Dunedin production line.