New Platinum Member - TOMRA
TOMRA Food operates in New Zealand through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Compac Holdings, and Compac Sorting Equipment (which it acquired in 2016). Compac is a New Zealand-based provider of post-harvest solutions and services to the global fresh produce industry.
Christmas Party - Swedish Style
A wonderful celebration for our 2018 Xmas dinner. Thank you Johan Larsson from SKF Group, for sharing a Swedish Christmas, Frank Olsson, our top MC in full song, our sponsors - Scan Global Logistics, Volvo Cars, Electrolux, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean & Solutions, and Man O' War Vineyards, and our fabulous guests - we appreciate your support.
Member Profile - Proxima
Proxima is a dedicated sustainability business consulting and advisory firm. Proxima works with a diverse range of clients on all sustainability related issues including strategy, supply chain management, stakeholder engagement, operational improvement, communication and reporting.
Auckland 'Cohaus' project by member Studio Nord seeking Resource Consent
For the last couple of years NZSBA members Tom Gill and Helle Westergaard of Studio Nord has been helping put together a multi-unit cohousing residential development in central Auckland based on the Danish 'bofællesskab' model. Now the client group is really trying to make it happen on a site in Grey Lynn.
New Member - H & M Hennes & Mauritz NZ Ltd
In 1947, Erling Persson opens a new womenswear store in Västerås, Sweden. He calls it Hennes, Swedish for “Hers”.
1968, Hennes acquires hunting and fishing equipment retailer Mauritz Widforss, and the name is changed to Hennes & Mauritz. This is the start of offering of men's and also children's clothing.
Today H&M is still a Persson family run business comprising of over 4750 stores in 69 markets.
It’s six months since I became President of NZSBA – and I wanted to share some reflections on the role, and on what makes NZSBA a vibrant and growing organisation.
VOLVO Ocean Race Experience
What an inspirational evening! Thanks Volvo Group for hosting us at the Volvo Ocean Race Experience. Amazing presentations from Frida Langenius, Volvo Ocean Race Project Manager and ocean race sailor Damien Foxall, from Vestas 11th Hour Racing team, to a full house at the beautiful Volvo pavilion. Sustainability and Turn the Tide on Plastics were two memorable themes - let’s all support these important initiatives. Coby Duggan, Volvo NZ GM, our host and master mariner for the evening - a huge thank you from us all.
New member - Lightex
Lightex is rethinking of lighting design – providing detachable and customizable LED lights, with a combination of technology and aesthetic design.