Rail’s hidden value revealed by EY report – By Dave MacIntyre

Rail is delivering about $1.5 billion each year to New Zealand in hidden economic benefits, far outweighing the amount of government funding which has been put into the mode since it was renationalised in 2008. READ MORE >>

Northport marks 15th anniversary with vision for growth

Northport, situated at Marsden Point at the mouth of the Whangarei Harbour, is New Zealand’s northernmost port READ MORE >>

Volvo Ocean Race revealing important data about our remote oceans

Seven teams are currently competing in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, but the event is not just a world-class sailing race, it’s a scientific expedition. READ MORE >>

Waikato – transporting New Zealand to the world

Open Waikato has developed a new freight and logistics prospectus to showcase the benefits to businesses in the sector of basing themselves in the Waikato district. READ MORE >>

Government pledges millions for new electric vehicles

More electric vehicles (EVs) will be hitting New Zealand’s highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods in mid-January. READ MORE >>

Rail ferry to surgery ship – building ships of mercy – By Janine Stewart and Shukti Sharma

We usually understand a ship to be a means of transporting people or cargo, a luxury cruise liner or a military vessel. Rarely do we associate a ship with a hospital. In this article, the authors explore the creation and operation of a unique ship, the Africa Mercy (formerly a Danish rail ferry), which operates as a floating hospital, providing healthcare to developing African nations. READ MORE >>

Starting 2018 right: worker engagement under the HSWA – By Jennifer Mills and Jess Greenheld

New Zealand’s health and safety regulator, WorkSafe, has quickly brought the issue of health and safety engagement to the forefront this year, urging employers to “start 2018 right” by taking time to discuss the importance of health and safety with their team members and making plans to address issues if they arise. 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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