1 Manukorihi Drive
PO Box 106
Contact: Darrin Hawkes
P: +64 272 911 093
Air Systems Engineering Ltd (ASEL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mainstream Engineering Ltd (MEL) and is an industrial fan and air system design and build organisation, providing purpose built equipment for combustion air, heating, drying, dust extraction and ventilation systems.
ASEL is proud to have provided clients with a fast repair or custom design and manufacturing service that has enabled them to return their plants back to normal production in a very short time frame.
Working with our clients MEL and ASEL provide practical solutions to increase the reliability and energy efficiency of their plant and equipment.
Allied Industrial Engineering Ltd
PO Box 108
P: +64 7 323 8877
Since 1994 AIE has been recognized for heavy engineering expertise and ability to provide total mechanical engineering solutions. Its modern and efficient machine tools enable it to provide a diverse range of high quality, cost effective services to customers throughout NZ and the South Pacific from its base in Kawerau.
As no two jobs are exactly the same, the workshops are able to accommodate a wide range of work flows and job sizes. With some of the largest machining equipment in New Zealand AIE has the flexibility to react quickly to plant breakdowns and minimize production interruptions.
AIE has a highly skilled and experienced workforce and is committed to their continuous development and improvement. The company employs qualified tradespeople and recognizes that through providing high quality services, the savings resulting from zero defects and high plant reliability provide high value for all its customers.
Contact: Mark Kennedy
Asaleo Care is a leading personal care and hygiene company that operates in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells essential, everyday consumer products across the Feminine Care, Incontinence Care, Baby Care, Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene product categories.
Asaleo Care is reliant upon sustainable sources of pulp and pulp-based products. Responsible forestry practices are integral to the way we operate and multiple approaches to managing this issue are applied. These include Chain of Custody (COC) certification, Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ) licensing and assurance as well as source of origin due diligence.
Bay of Connections is the regional growth strategy for the wider Bay of Plenty, with a vision of creating a prosperous region supported by sustainable sectors.
It is simple and aspirational, with the aim of establishing and implementing sector-based strategies that generate job growth.
At the heart of the strategy are the philosophies of collaboration and connectedness. Through working together and connecting the right people, places, businesses, organisation and industries, the benefits from within and into the region are boundless.
Bay of Connections covers the wider Bay of Plenty, including Taupo, Rotorua and Western and Eastern Bay of Plenty
Bay of Plenty Regional Council's work guides and supports the sustainable development of the Bay of Plenty to ensure sure our region grows and develops in a way that keeps its values safe for future generations.
A major focus of the Council’s work involves looking after the environment. They manage the effects of people's use of freshwater, land, air and coastal water. However, they also have a broader responsibility with others for the economic, social and cultural well-being of the regional community.
The Eastland Generation business includes geothermal, hydro and diesel electricity generation plants.
Our focus is on building strong, long-term, mutually beneficial relationships from the ground up – together with the owners of the land the plants operate on.
Waiaraki Research Centre
PO Box 2000
P: +64 7 376 8211
We are New Zealand's leading provider of Earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services. We apply our scientific knowledge from the atomic to the planetary scale to create wealth, protect the environment, and improve the safety of people.
The GNS Science geothermal team is internationally recognised for innovative, robust geoscientific research, expertise and consultancy advice. Our experienced professionals integrate geology, geophysics, geochemistry and modelling expertise for exploration, drilling advice, environmental sustainability, field development, optimal production and ongoing resource management. We have supported the global geothermal community for over 50 years, with experience in over 25 countries, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Philippines, Iran, Ethiopia, Madagascar, El Salvador, Turkey, Japan, Papua New Guinea and Chile.
HUTEC provides shut and project management, design, CNC machining, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance expertise to our customers in geothermal and hydro power generation, pulp and paper, wood products and processing, dairy, fertiliser processing and others.
Our brand may be relatively new, but we have grown our team with the best people in industry, assembled a wealth of experience and successfully delivered over 100,000 hours of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance solutions to our customers, from our bases in Kawerau, Whakatane and Taupo.
Technical (tricky) work is our specialty; whether it’s reverse engineering 40-year-old pulp and paper equipment to perform better than new or managing sixty-plus trades people to complete dozens of complex tasks during a 24 hour shut window, nothing is too challenging – plus all work is completed transparently, so customers can see where every hour and dollar is captured (after all our motto is “Engineered Transparency”).
We also believe in investment in Kawerau and are currently building a large refurbishment workshop at 2 Manukorihi Drive; similarly, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset and we currently employ and train apprentices from the wealth of talent in the local community.
Industrial Site Services Limited, a New Zealand family owned and operated business, was formed 1991 to answer the call of industry to supply a reliable, professional and motivated rigging and scaffolding company. We operate efficiently in the competitive and safety conscious environment which is construction.
ISS is a recognised achiever in the more difficult project tasks and in particular, maintenance and construction shut work at major installations such as power stations, cement works and pulp and paper plants. We can organise, coordinate and communicate with our clients to achieve the best solution for both parties.
We operate a comprehensive rigging register and safety system including a documented hazard analysis for each job, resulting in a consistent level of safe operation that has received praise from our clients and the safety regulatory authority. ISSL have recently gained Tertiary Level accreditation with ACC and have won awards for innovation to Safety on the Refining New Zealand Site and almost every SARNZ Award available.
We are dedicated to having a Drug free workforce.
Jones & Cole Electrical have been in business since 2005 providing electrical services to Kawerau and the Eastern Bay.
We cover domestic, commercial and industrial electrical services based around the Pulp and Paper industry. Our business is based in Kawerau, we believe in the town and know it will become a prime business hub.
We are strongly committed to training young people for their future pathways, apart from the three apprentices we have we also provide work experience for trainees and students from Tarawera High School. We believe in putting back into the community supporting the town with sponsorships of sporting groups and individuals, ATC and Tarawera High School prize giving.
Kawerau District Council
Private Bag 1004
P: +64 7 306 9009
Kawerau District Council recognises that the town’s industrial base is its foundation, and supports its expansion. To this end the Council has an operative District Plan which, subject to appropriate controls to limit adverse environmental effects, enables industrial development.
Economic development supports the local community by contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of residents, business, industry and local government. Enhancing the District’s quality of life for all residents is the cornerstone of the Council’s economic development strategy.
Council is committed to working with the community to meet the challenge of expanding the industry base, increasing local job growth and maintaining its position as a unique and important contributor to the wider region and New Zealand.
Kawerau Enterprise Agency (KEA) Incorporated is all about growing a vibrant community. We work with Small and Medium Enterprises. Founded in 1985, we are a not-for-profit, Social Enterprise.
KEA’s Key Drivers are:
- Business Attraction, Expansion and Support
- Property Management
- Collaborative Community Development
- Marketing and Promotion of Kawerau.
With a wide network of people and businesses, KEA assists those in business and those starting up. We are identified as the "go to" people and work collaboratively with business, Council and the community to identify and respond to gaps and opportunities.
For help with sourcing industrial and commercial facilities, and land, contact KEA.
KFL is a logistics and warehouse management firm specializing in the distribution of heavy goods including forestry & forest products.
Established in Kawerau in 1972, KFL is NZ's leading central processing & log management professionals. KFL integrate forestry excellence with the full range of inventory & distribution management systems to offer a complete log & materials management solution.
KFL provide staff, machinery & information systems to sawmills, rail heads, and distribution centres.
Based in Kawerau, KFL employes 50+ staff. Continual up skilling & training are fundamental to KFL business. Providing opportunity for career advancement has given KFL the lowest staff turnover in NZ forestry, and benchmark safety performance.
Level 3, 8-14 Stanley St.
Private Bag 92 138
Victoria St. West
Level 1, Wellington Railway Station
PO Box 593
Ph: 0800 801 070
KiwiRail services form the backbone of New Zealand's integrated transport network. We are a State Owned Enterprise and our vision is to be a trusted Kiwi-owned logistics partner growing New Zealand.
We have been moving pulp, paper & logs by rail for Kawerau companies since the rail line opened in 1953. KiwiRail is committed to supporting growth in local business providing a rail connection to the country's main export port at Tauranga/Mt Maunganui, and beyond to the rest of the country.
Both our rail and shipping services are vital to New Zealand's export and domestic industries, and we move 25% of the country's export goods. We are growing our business by making the most of rail's natural advantages - moving bulk goods, linking export industries to major ports and moving people through congested cities.
The restoration of indigenous vegetation
The management of wilding pines and other pest plants
Enhancing the habitat quality for bird species through the management of animal pests
Encouraging the regeneration of indigenous species
Our unrivalled experience is founded on decades of technical experience and creativity.
Our services span the complete range of electro technology requirements; from up-front feasibility studies, project management to engineering solutions, installations and maintenance support.
At McKay we believe that the key to mutual success is collaboration. We have forged carefully chosen alliances with large, multi-faceted companies and smaller specialised firms that give us proven options for the delivery of complete turn-key solutions.
Quality is central to the value and service we provide to our clients. It is infused throughout our people, our programs and our processes. We believe that it is the quality of our service that ultimately delivers our client projects on schedule and on budget.
McKenzie & Ridley (Kawerau) have been in operation since 1950. We are accredited with ISO9001:2015 for the Design, fabrication, installation, commissioning, servicing and maintenance of boilers, pressure vessels, plant and equipment.
Staff are experienced in all facets of maintenance, repair and operation of stationary, marine boilers and other factory equipment, and are also available to supervise the installation and commissioning of new units or upgrades and to train operating as required. Our Senior staff have direct experience in the dairy, steam, geothermal steam reticulation and pulp and paper plants.
Operational capabilities: New Zealand – Australia – South Pacific.
1 Manukorihi Drive
PO Box 106
Contact: Darrin Hawkes
P: +64 272 911 093
Mainstream Engineering Ltd (MEL) provides mechanical design, maintenance engineering, and project management services to manufacturing and production industries.
Based in the Bay of Plenty, MEL employs 30 staff and provides over 33,000 hours annually of engineering, planning, design, safety, project management and administration services to our clients.
Utilising the latest technology in 3D computerised modelling, FEA and CFD technology along with our strain gauging capability, we also simulate and measure existing plant/equipment for optimising or troubleshooting.
We carry out both static and dynamic analysis, investigating vibration/resonance problems, static pressure and loading situations along with thermodynamics and fluid flow for optimisation of heat transfer, ventilation or reduction of fluid flow losses.
Geothermal is a reliable electricity source that is not dependent on the weather, unlike hydro and wind, and is a distinctive strength for Mercury.
Our facilities enable us to rewind all types of AC and DC motors & generators up to 40 tonne in our workshop or larger machines on site. We are accredited to modify, overhaul & repair electric motors and enclosures for hazardous atmospheres.
We offer a full on-site electrical and mechanical repair service, including electric motor & generator rewinding, overhauling and balancing, together with a preventative maintenance inspection service.
We provide a full 24 hour, seven day service.
When your machines stop, we’re here to get you turning!
MBIE's purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.
MBIE does this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.
- Geothermal steam supply from 5 to 15 bar;
- Geothermal Brine supply from 100 to 150°C;
- Clean Steam supply from 5 to 15 bar;
- Condensate collection and re-injection;
- Brine reinjection
P: +64 7 323 3999
Norske Skog Tasman is a key contributor to the New Zealand forestry sector and has a long history of value added manufacturing and a reputation for sustainable practice.
The Tasman Mill has been processing New Zealand forestry residues for more than 50 years, utilising quality, sustainably grown plantation timber and natural geothermal energy to produce newsprint and directory grades for NZ, Australia, the Pacific Islands and Asia.
Tasman is committed to utilising its core competencies in energy and fibre processing to generate value for all its stakeholders.
PO Box 2364
P: +64 9 354 9043
PO Box 568
P: +64 7 577 3031
NZTE is New Zealand's international business development agency whose role is to help New Zealand businesses grow bigger, better and faster in international markets.
NZTE has 10 offices in New Zealand, staff in 36 locations around the world and aligns its services with different stages of a business lifecycle - from starting and growing a business, through to exporting and operating internationally.
NZTE works in partnership with New Zealand businesses helping to build strategic alliances and develop commercial relationships by sharing knowledge, experience and networks, and helping to address the scale and distance issues faced by New Zealand exporters.
NZ Transport Agency’s purpose is to deliver transport solutions for a thriving NZ on behalf of the Government.
NZTA’s purpose it to create transport solutions for a thriving New Zealand. They do this by
Managing almost 11,000kms of state highway;
- Funding local roads and transport;
- Managing driver testing, licensing and vehicle regulation;
- Running advertising and education programmes to keep transport safe;
- Funding land transport research.
Oji Fibre Solutions is a leading producer of market pulp, paper and fibre based packaging.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, the Oji Group is the fifth largest pulp and paper company in the world, with 158 consolidated subsidiaries located in 17 countries worldwide.
Innovation is at the heart of the Oji Group, along with a desire to make a difference to consumers, society and the world around them. The company aspires to be more than just a paper manufacturing company, and its philosophy, Beyond the Boundaries, signifies its commitment to transcend traditional boundaries and take a giant leap into the future.
Oji Fibre Solutions Tasman mill has a capacity of about 300,000 tonnes of bleached and unbleached kraft market pulp used by manufacturers of high quality paper, tissue and building products. Tasman’s fibre cement pulp is acknowledged in the fibre-cement building products industry as the worlds premium cellulose reinforcing fibre.
Putauaki Trust is an Ahu Whenua Trust which was established on 3 June 1981, and is currently owned by approximately 800 shareholders. The shareholders are predominately descendants of Te Pahipoto, hapu of Ngati Awa of Te Teko.
The principal activities of the trust comprise
- Dairy Farming;
- Property/land ownership;
- Geothermal development; and
Putauaki Trust has made 80 ha of land zoned industrial available for development within Kawerau’s industrial district which sits above the geothermal field. Sites on a long term leasehold tenure are on offer.
PO Box 78
Contact: Ian Ross
P: +64 7 323 8821
William Ross Engineering is a family owned business delivering outstanding Engineering and Manufacturing Services for over 50 years.
We have two engineering workshops specialising in precision general engineering, both with long serving trade qualified people and precision machinery.
Our main workshop is in Kawerau servicing the local pulp and paper industry and our other workshop is at BOP Gear Cutters in Mount Maunganui specialises in gear cutting and gearbox repairs.
We have the ability to handle most machining projects including CNC milling and turning, Dynamic Balancing as well as large lathe work, boring and surface grinding. We can supply and manufacture pins, bushes and spacers, etc to suit our customers’ requirements. We also have a portable Line Boring & Welding unit.
49 Sala Street
Private Bag 3020
P: +64 7 343 5899
Scion is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute that specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood product, wood-derived materials, and other biomaterial sectors.
Our purpose is to drive innovation and growth from these sectors to build economic value and contribute to beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand. We achieve our purpose through providing research, technology and knowledge in partnership with industry, government and Maori stakeholders.
Our two main areas of capability - forest science and manufacturing, and bioproducts - span the forest industry value chain.
Our staff, of around 300, are united in attaining our vision – “Prosperity from trees”.
Sequal Lumber provides lumber that is custom cut to order and the benefits are simple:
Industrial manufacturers buying standard sizes can profit through small size reductions in a range that reduces product cost whilst maintaining strength and stability.
Furniture manufacturers can benefit by buying lumber closer in dimension to their end use which reduces processing waste.
Sequal Lumber’s cutting accuracy makes this a consistently profitable strategy for efficiency focused manufacturers around the world.
SLH has specialised in providing labour hire, industrial cleaning, abrasive blasting and industrial painting services to Industry in Kawerau since 1992.
Our Industrial Cleaners are highly trained and are renowned for being hard-workers. They do some of the dirtiest and most dangerous jobs such as manual cleaning inside hot vessels and have experience on multiple industrial sites around the Central North Island.
SLH Industrial Painters are tough, strong, expertly trained to prepare, paint and protect in the most testing industrial environments. We are on-site abrasive blasting & painting specialists with mobile equipment that means we can get to the most difficult locations.
Our pool of skilled and experienced Casual Workers are available to be on-hired to work for customers. We have robust recruitment processes in place to ensure our employees not only have the right skills for the job but are proven hard-workers and Drug-Free.
Toi-EDA, the Eastern Bay of Plenty Regional Economic Development Trust, has as its base philosophy the whakatauaki: Tini o Toi – kia tipu, kia puawai - To create, grow and blossom the myriads of Toi.
With this vision in mind, Toi-EDA works to deliver an Economic Development Strategy that generates sustainable employment across the Eastern Bay of Plenty through sector based growth.
Goals are focussed on cultivating and supporting initiatives that promote and improve the economic, environmental, cultural and social well being of the Eastern Bay community. These goals and projects link through to represent the Eastern Bay in wider economic development and planning strategies and initiatives that are consistent with the Regional Growth Strategy.
Toi-EDA is supported by the Whakatāne, Ōpōtiki and Kawerau District Councils and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council which gives a collective and sound base to work from.