2014 Award Winners

Academic and Research Category:

The CILT Award for the best undergraduate level project on a logistics and transport topic submitted for academic credit in an accredited Tertiary Academic Institution in New Zealand or supervised by a registered New Zealand member of CILT teaching in an accredited foreign academic program involved with logistics and transport 2014.

Sponsor CILT NZ

The 2014 Winner is: Sara Sadiq Al Najjar

Sara is on the right , Lorraine Cowley centre and Zahra Khalil Mayoof who was Highly Commended.


The CILT Award for overall outstanding achievement in a Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport qualification completed in the previous academic year in New Zealand, or elsewhere if the nominee is a student taught by New Zealand registered members of CILT 2014.

Sponsor Dexion New Zealand

The 2014 winner is: Annie (Thuy) Pham

Richard Smart from Dexion, Walter Glass from Logistics Training Group (LTG) and Annie (Thuy) Pham who won both the Dexion Sponsored Award and The LTG Sponsored Award as following details.


The CILT NZ Award for the Logistics Training Groups Top Graduate in the CILT UK Professional Diploma in Logistics and Transport 2014.

Sponsor Logistics Training Group

The 2014 Winner is: Annie (Thuy) Pham

Annie won both the two above awards.

The CILT NZ Award for overall outstanding achievement in programs with a focus on Transport and Logistics taught in New Zealand leading to a Postgraduate level Certificate or Diploma or Degree 2014.

Sponsor CILT NZ

This year we have joint winners. Both are Massey University postgraduate diploma graduates.

The 2014 Winners are: Fortune Tlapi and Rowan Dunn

Fortune Tlapi, Chris Kissling Convenor of the Judging Panel presents Rowan's award to Paul Childerhouse ( Massey University Tutor - Rowan was unable to attend).


The Ministry of Transport Award

Sponsor The Ministry of Transport

The 2014 Winner is: Jayden MacRae

Martin Matthews CEO MOT and Jayden MacRae


Communications and Industry Category Awards

The CILT Award for the Most Meritorious Published article in a New Zealand publication

Sponsor CILT NZ

The 2014 Winner is: Nigel Parry

Nigel Parry receives his award from CILT President Chin Abeywickrama


The CILT Award for the Most Meritorious Presentation 2014.

Sponsor Kissling Consulting Ltd

The 2014 Winner is Matthew Foster - Synlait Milk Ltd

Matthew Foster receives his award from CILT President Chin Abeywickrama


The CILT Award for Public Transport Innovation.

Sponsor CILT NZ

The 2014 Winners are: Auckland Transport (AT) & Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT )

Chin Abeywickrama with Lawrence Wong (AT) and Peter Quigg (MIT)


The CILT Award for Supply Chain Innovation.

Sponsor Dexion New Zealand

The 2014 Winner is Netlogix Ltd

Left is Mark Rogers of Netlogix middle is Richard Smart, Dexion, right is Paul Harper of Netlogix


The CILT Award for Safety, Security and Environmental Innovation

Sponsor CentrePort

The 2014 Winner is: Waste Management Ltd - Health, Safety & Training Team

Guy Smith receives the award on behalf of the WM Team from Steve Harris of CentrePort


CILT Mentoring Program - Scholarship Winners:

Sponsors Pacifica Shipping and Ports of Auckland Ltd

Carol Hullah and Ying Xie were the successful proteges who applied for the CILT NZ mentoring programme, sponsored by Pacifica Shipping and Ports of Auckland. They now have the opportunity to liaise with an assigned mentor over a period of time, which will provide them with access to new perspectives and strategies, thus increasing their potential to fast-track their careers.

Carol Hullah on the left Dr JeanPaul Thull ( CILT Mentoring Convenor) and Ying Xie


CILT President's Award

The President's Award 2014 went to David Kriel and Cormac McBride - this is a special award not given every year.

David Kriel (left) and Cormac McBride


CILT Excellence Awards

The Young Achiever of the year 2014

Sponsored By Port of Tauranga Ltd

The Winner is: Nick Flack

Nick Flack receives his award from Chin Abeywickrama


The Norman Spencer Memorial Medal 2014 Award

Sponsor CILT NZ

The 2014 Winner is: Dr Murray King

Dr Murray King and Chin Abeywickrama


The Sir Bob Owens Award 2014

Sponsor CILT NZ

The 2014 Winner is: Morris McFall

Morris McFall


Leaders for the Future

The Leaders for the Future graduates received their certificates.

Jo Brosnahan is the Convenor of the LFTF Programme and Vicky Pond-Dunlop the programme manager.

Jo and Vicky