Monthly Archives: April 2016

Excitement brewing for geothermal project

Excitement brewing for geothermal project

Excitement is brewing across both the Kawerau township and Whakatāne district as a much anticipated project launches a new phase of development. The Te Ahi O Maui geothermal project at Kawerau is preparing to enter its first production well-drilling phase. Site works are currently underway to prepare the well-pads and later this month a well-drilling… Read more »

Eastland Port smashes previous export record

Eastland Port smashes previous export record

More than 2.3 million tonnes – mostly raw logs – was exported from Eastland Port during the past 12 months, a record that smashes the company’s previous best year. The total tonnage of 2.302 million tonnes eclipses the port’s 2014 result of 2.274 million tonnes, and is a 59,000 increase on the 2015 throughput, despite… Read more »

Influential line up announced for Eastland Group Speaker Series 2016

Influential line up announced for Eastland Group Speaker Series 2016

Last year, Eastland Group’s Speaker Series brought four influential, thought-provoking guest speakers to Gisborne: Spark’s Simon Moutter, Business Hall of Fame stalwart Dame Wendy Pye, sporting icon and Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy, and Vodafone CEO Russell Stanners. Today Eastland Group and Gisborne Chamber of Commerce announced some of the influential leaders who will… Read more »

Eastland Group teams up with IPENZ for careers expo

Eastland Group teams up with IPENZ for careers expo

Eastland Group will team up with the local branch of the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ (IPENZ) for a combined stand at next week’s Gisborne Herald Careers Expo. The company’s chief executive Matt Todd says the expo is a chance to “help young people and their families understand the options for a career in engineering”… Read more »