Manukau Institute of Technology: Future Grad Scholarships for Auckland Branch Members

CCNZ Auckland Secretary Auckland Branch, Branch News Leave a Comment

The workplace is changing and new skills are needed.   Manukau Institute of Technology is excited to announce the release of 2019 Future Grad Scholarships.   These scholarships are designed to support people who are employed but wanting to upskill through study while working. We would like to offer two of these Future Grad Scholarships exclusively to CCNZ members of the Auckland …

New and improved Taranaki REOC a hit

Fraser May Branch News, Taranaki Branch Leave a Comment

By James Corlett, CCNZ Northern Regional Manager The Taranaki CCNZ Branch delivered its first Regional Excavator Operator Competition in seven years on 11 November. Ably led by branch Life Member Ross McEwen, a team of members and sponsors set up the REOC course on a site owned by contractor member Offshore Plumbing Services. There were ten competitors and all of …

Auckland excavator operators compete for glory

Fraser May Auckland Branch, Branch News, Media release Leave a Comment

More than thirty of Auckland’s best excavator operators will pour tea, slam-dunk basketballs and even navigate an egg and spoon challenge with their massive machines at the Regional Excavator Operator Competition this weekend. The annual competition will take place this weekend at the Big Boys Toys expo at ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane from 16-18 November in front of around 30,000 …

Auckland Regional Excavator Operator Competition

Countdown to Auckland Regional Excavator Operator Competition

Tracey Roberts Auckland Branch, Branch News Leave a Comment

We’re counting down the days to the 2018 Auckland Regional Excavator Operator Competition coming up later this month. You’ll see top operators from the Auckland region competing against each other to see who’s the best. They’ll need superior excavator skills, stamina and nerves of steel to complete a series of challenges including the slam dunk, pipe crossing and egg & …

Auckland’s finest feature at regional awards

Fraser May Auckland Branch, Branch News

Civil Contractors New Zealand’s Auckland Branch hosted its 2018 Excellence Awards on 29 June at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, with almost 500 people in attendance. This year’s CCNZ Auckland Excellence Awards included the Hynds Construction Awards, which featured awards for seven categories of construction excellence amongst Auckland’s contractors. The event also included the Stellar People Awards, which featured awards …

Record attendance at Otago awards

Fraser May Branch News, Otago Branch

A record 320 guests attended the 69th Civil Contractors New Zealand Otago Branch Annual General Meeting and Dinner in Dunedin on Friday 29 June. The event was held at the Commerce Building in Dunedin, and included the 2018 Hynds Otago Construction Awards. Special Mention went to Troy Calteaux of Andrew Haulage, who was officially recognised by platinum sponsor CablePrice representative Daryl …

Northland’s star contractors shine at regional awards

Fraser May Branch News, Northland Branch

The Civil Contractors New Zealand Northland Branch’s 2018 AGM and Northland Construction Awards was held on Friday 22 June at Toll Stadium, with over 200 people attending and nine awards up for contention. CCNZ Northland Secretary Tracey McKenzie said the night was a great success, featuring an inspiring presentation on the Invictus Games from Royal New Zealand Air Force Warrant …