NZ Road Transport Industry Awards

NZ Road Transport Industry Awards

The NZ Road Transport Industry Awards recognise best practice or behaviour and honour individuals, organisations, or companies that have gone above and beyond industry requirements in raising skills, safety practices, knowledge, training, industry awareness, innovation and expertise. There are some new categories for 2019 with the Teletrac Navman Outstanding Contribution by a Woman in the Road Transport Industry and EROAD Young Driver of the Year (under 35) awards. Entries for the 2019 Awards are now open. Click on the nomination form link below:

2019 Road Transport Industry Awards nomination form

Nominations can be sent to forum@rtf.nz.  The Awards will be presented at the NZ Road Transport Industry Awards Gala Dinner at Wairakei Resort, Taupo, on 25 September.

Details of the Castrol Truck Driver Hero Award can be found here.

2018 NZ Road Transport Industry Awards Dinner

2018 Winners

VTNZ Supreme Contribution to Road Transport

  • Greg Inch, Special Rigs for Special Kids

Outstanding Contribution to Training

  • Derek Nees, TIL Freight

ERoad Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety

  • Safe Business Solutions

Teletrac Navman Industry Innovation Award

  • Sysdoc and Fonterra

A brief summary of the winners’ achievements is available here.

2017 Winners

VTNZ Supreme Contribution to Road Transport

  • Trevor Woolston (Allied Publications)

UDC Finance Outstanding Contribution to Training

  • NZ Express Transport

Sime Darby Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety

  • Jackie Carroll (Tranzliquid)

Teletrac Navman Industry Innovation Award

  • Waste Management NZ

2016 Winners

Supreme Contribution to Road Transport

  • Paul Chapman (NZTA, retired)

Outstanding Contribution to Training

  • Jeff Fleury (NZTA)

Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety

  • Eileen Cavanagh (RTL Ltd)

Industry Innovation Award

  • Kathy Ross (iCOS Live)
  • Zane Fulljames (NZ Bus)