All articles by Lynne Richardson

Port Otago – a rich history of primary exports

  Port Otago is located on the Otago Harbour of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the South Island’s primary export port and operates two wharf systems – Port Chalmers and Dunedin – within Otago Harbour. Port Otago benefits from a deep natural harbour, its strategic location for vessel rotation to and from […]

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On the road again

How did New Zealand’s transport modes fare during the lockdown period, and how are they recovering post Covid-19? How did they adapt to the requirements for social distancing and contactless payments? What innovations did they introduce and what role did technology play? CILT NZ spoke to a number of organisations and operators across the modes – air, sea, road and rail – to find out.

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Port Nelson – gateway to the top of the South

Nelson haven has undergone remarkable change over the last 200 years. From its beginnings as a Maori trading hub based on the local snapper spawning grounds, to the full-scale international port that exists today, the Haven has always played an essential role in the local community.

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Our rising stars

The CILT NZ 2019 Awards recognised a number of outstanding Kiwis working in the transport and logistics sector, including two young women who have been recognised for their progress to date and ambition for the future.

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Napier Port – building for the future

New Zealand is a maritime nation, and its economy and wellbeing is dependent on its ports for the efficient handling and distribution of import and export cargo. In this, the first of a series of articles on our nation’s air and sea ports, we look at Napier Port on the North Island’s east coast.

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City Rail Link – What lies beneath

Work to complete the twin tunnels beneath the Auckland Chief Post Office in Lower Queen Street is nearing the final stages, with the intricate job of transferring the listed building onto its new permanent foundations successfully completed

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