FTD Geared Up

Coastal highway set to reopen in December

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has confirmed plans to open State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Kaikoura to traffic on Friday 15 December, restoring the coastal highway link from Picton to Christchurch. READ MORE >>

Rail, coastal shipping and cycleways set to gain coalition boost – By Dave MacIntyre

Light rail in our two biggest cities, more investment in rail, a possible dilution of the roads of national significance (RoNS) policy, and more investment in cycleways and walkways – these are some of the key transport policies we can expect to see coming from the Labour/NZ First/Greens coalition government over the next three years. READ MORE >>

Labour’s election promises – a new tide in employment relations – By Jackie Behrnes and Laura Braid

During the election, the Labour Party campaigned on the basis that if elected, it would make a number of policy changes in New Zealand’s employment law sphere once in government. So what’s on the horizon for both employers and employees? READ MORE >>

When last-mile logistics means a 160 km sail across the Gulf – By Walter Glass

A tiny pub on Great Barrier Island has been named ‘the best craft beer experience in the rest of the world’ – but how do they manage to keep the ale flowing when they’re situated on a remote Hauraki Gulf island? READ MORE >>

Foodstuffs announces expansion plans in the north and south

Foodstuffs North Island has announced that it is extending its Foodstuffs Fresh distribution centre in Mangere, while Foodstuffs South Island has announced it has begun work on a new temperature-controlled distribution centre in Hornby. READ MORE >>

Industry excellence recognised at CILT NZ 2017 awards

Industry stalwart Dexion has joined other industry heavyweights to be recognised with a CILT NZ award for implementation, innovation and industry excellence. READ MORE >>

Taking control of hazardous substances

The rules for work-related activities involving hazardous substances are moving from the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act to a set of regulations under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA). READ MORE >>

John Mullins – “Continuing education has supported my career advancement”

John Mullins has had a lifetime career within the Foodstuffs organisation, with his current role being general manager supply chain for the South Island cooperative company. This is his story. READ MORE >>
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