Eastland Group investment to support Flick’s rapid rise

Eastland Group investment to support Flick’s rapid rise

Gisborne-based Eastland Group has invested $2.2 million in high-growth electricity business Flick Electric Co. for a shareholding of 11 percent. Eastland Group chief executive Matt Todd said the company was attracted to Flick’s technology-driven model, disruptive potential and strong customer engagement. “We’ve invested in Flick as a way to gain a foothold in the electricity… Read more »

Time running out to apply for 2016 tertiary engineering scholarships

Time running out to apply for 2016 tertiary engineering scholarships

There are just a few days left for Eastland region university students to apply for Eastland Group’s annual tertiary study scholarship. The scholarship offers $5,000 to students studying engineering, and comes with the possibility of paid holiday work with the company. Group chief executive Matt Todd said details of the scholarship were on the company’s… Read more »

Eastland Port opens new log yard to the community

Eastland Port opens new log yard to the community

Eastland Port is opening its brand new log yard to Tairawhiti residents on Saturday (26 September) and is encouraging people to bring skateboards, scooters and bikes to its family open day. The port’s $12 million makeover of the upper log yard was the culmination of seven years of consultation and planning, said Eastland Group chief… Read more »

Eastland Group gets green light for next geothermal power station

Eastland Group gets green light for next geothermal power station

Eastland Group chief executive Matt Todd says the timing is right for development of its Te Ahi O Maui geothermal generation project near Kawerau. Yesterday’s formal approval of the project by Eastland Group’s sole shareholder, the Eastland Community Trust, gives the company the green light for the next step of the project. The project is… Read more »

Eastland Port’s health and safety initiative replicated by others

Eastland Port’s health and safety initiative replicated by others

A health and safety induction process for truck drivers using the trailer hoist at Eastland Port has received the ultimate compliment – after seeing the port’s online video, Wellington’s CentrePort plans to develop a similar video to add their safety system. The chief executive of Eastland Group which owns the port, Matt Todd, says a… Read more »