Top student in a Graduate Certificate Course in Transport
Winner - Nicholas Bell
He completed the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management, at the Manakau Institute of Technology.
Sponsored by: Hamburg Sud
Top Student in a Diploma Course.
Winner - Robert Plastow
He completed the UK Professional Diploma Course, at Logistics Training Group.
Sponsored by: CHEP
Top student in a post-graduate diploma or degree
Winner - Kerstin Rupp.
She gained a Master's degree in Applied Science with Distinction from Lincoln University.
Sponsored by: Dexion
Winner - Sam Mortensen.
He is working towards a combined Diploma in Transport and Logistics, at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
Sponsored by: Tranzqual ITO
Best Student Research Project or paper up to Masters
Winner - Lorelei Schmit.
She presented a thesis on Travel Demand Management as it affects Otago University, the thesis presenting a range of inter-related solutions to potential congestion around Dunedin, parking issues at the university, environmental effects of too many cars versus buses, cycles and walking.
Sponsored by: The Ministry of Transport
The Most Meritorious Presentation at a CILT meeting
during the year.
Winner - Craig Harris, Chief executive of ISS - Mackay Shipping
For his presentation to the Central Section of CILT on the state of the passenger shipping cruise business and the challenges that New Zealand faces with respect to cruise tourism.
Sponsored by: Property for Industry
Award for Supply Chain Innovation.
Winner - James Dunlop Textiles of Auckland. Received on behalf of James Dunlop Textiles by Keith Robinson
Awarded for innovation in recruitment, in training, in technology, in process, in measurement and for the future of the business.
Sponsored by: NZL Group.
Award for Safety and Security Innovation.
Winner - Chris Cairns Foundation. Received on behalf of the Foundation by Patrick Jackson, the Charity Manager of the Foundation.
Awarded for the promotion of level crossing safety.
Award for the best student in the CILT UK Professional
Winner - Jason Norriss
The Award is competed for by all students who undertake the course worldwide. Jason studied with the Logistics Training Group in Palmerston North, under the tutelage of Walter Glass. This is the second time in three years that a student from New Zealand, and from LTG, has won this worldwide award.
10. The Norman Spencer Memorial Award.
This Award, recognising contribution to Transport and to the Institute, is awarded to recognise a person of the highest calibre who has made an outstanding contribution over time to the sector as well as contributing in a meaningful way to the activities of the Institute.
Winner - Sandy Gibson.
The award is for his services to container shipping, to the ports industry, as Mentor to graduates in the Ports of Auckland Graduate scheme, as former Warden of The New Zealand Company of Master Mariners, and to the Institute, particularly of late in the Northern Section.
Sandy was not able to be at the Awards Dinner and arrangements will be made for a presentation in Auckland at a suitable time after Sandy returns from overseas.
The Sir Bob Owens Award. This Award is for
Outstanding Contribution to logistics, supply chain and community
Winner - John Anderson
This award is only made when a person of the highest calibre is recognised. The person is to have made an outstanding contribution to the supply chain management and logistics sector as well as contributing to the community and other organisations.
John is Managing Director of the Wellington based family
logistics and transport company. He has represented the industry
over many years on the boards of Transfund, the Regional Land
Transport Committee, and the Road Transport Association, of which
he was one-time Chairman. For many years he was a committee
member of the CILT Central Section and served on National
Committees. He is currently a trustee of the Transport Research
and Educational Trust Board.
John has been a Rotarian for many years. He has been awarded Rotary's highest individual honour of a Paul Harris Fellowship and was recently further honoured by the award of a sapphire to the Fellowship. This award was for his considerable unsung but personal involvement in community service in the Hutt Valley over many years.