There were several contenders for the RD Hassed Memorial Trophy this year, but it was a clear majority in favour of Northland Branch Chairman, Murray Smith. He has shown leadership and has continually strived to encourage membership in the region – it was clear that his personal touch has now been rewarded.
The 2017 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy was awarded to Matt Webster of Websters hydrated Lime Co Ltd. Matt has reinvigorated the Central Districts region, as both Branch Chairman and member of Executive Council IOQNZ. He has increased member numbers and meetings throughout this widespread catchment. He has helped guide members through new legislation. While on […]
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This year Alan McDonald was the Chairman of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty IOQ branch. He has come along way (in personal development) since he took on this role two years ago. As the national conference is in Waikato this year, Alan has grasped the role of chairman of the local branch, as well as the […]
Previous recipients of the RD Hassed Memorial Trophy are: 1994 Bryan Bartley 1995 Rodney Cotton 1996 Tom Linnell 1997 Andrew Robertson 1998 Brian Bouzaid 1999 Wally Yelavich 2000 Peter Robinson 2001 Russell Vickers 2002 Churchie Walls 2003 Rob Kennington 2004 Trevor Tamblyn 2005 George Kelcher 2006 Andy Loader 2007 Murray Discombe 2008 Murray Francis 2009 […]
Rob Smith has been working tirelessly behind the scenes ensuring that the Auckland Branch Meetings run smoothly. He’s a conscientious committee member with a wicked sense of humour. A deserving recipient of the RD Hassed Memorial Trophy for 2014.
One of the great conferences. Warm friendly folk. Excited to show off their spot in the north. Sheryl Mai, Mayor of Whangarei, welcomed the delegates and partners. The GoughCAT dinner was served one table at a time. Great food brought out by 20 or so young dedicated conscientious waiters and waitresses. A dinner assisted by […]
Another successful QuarryNZ Conference has been held 10-12 July in Dunedin. Recipients of the The Institute of Quarrying Awards are: Winstone Aggregates Safety Award RD Hassed Memorial Trophy Rocktec Innovation Award Niemac Trophy Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy IOQNZ Shield Caernarfon Award Recipients of the The Aggregate & Quarry […]
Andrew Dronjak has held several key roles on the Auckland Branch – Secretary, Treasurer, and Chairman. He has been there to assist with organising the Annual Health & Safety Review meeting for most years, and is often there to greet members as they arrive at the branch meetings. Andrew also served as the first student […]
Tony Smith was the recipient of the RD Hassed Memorial trophy. He had an ongoing commitment to ensure that the GoughCAT Dinner, which forms an integral part of the combined annual conference of the AQA / IOQ, was planned to perfection. Over the past few years he has been to many in our industry a […]