End of Year Meeting 2017

The date for this year’s End of Year Meeting has been set for the 24th November 2017.

The meeting will commence at 2.30pm with afternoon tea. There may be an activity scheduled prior to the meeting – suggestions welcome!

Venue and further details to be confirmed.

2017 AGM – Christchurch


This year our AGM will be held at:

  •     CROWNE Plaza Hotel Christchurch
  •     764 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8011
  •     Date: 7th July 2017
  •     Time: 2:30 afternoon tea with 3:00pm meeting start
  •     Followed by drinks at platters from 5:30pm onwards

*RSVP REQUIRED* Please confirm your attendance and any agenda items by emailing secretary@leenz.org before 5pm 3rd July 2017. As this is an AGM, please give consideration to how you may be able to support LEENZ in the upcoming year. The positions of Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary will be re-elected as will the general Executive Committee and the Technical Committee roles.

Accomodation can be booked with the CROWNE Plaza Hotel directly. LEENZ corporate room rate applies and is $150 per night/standard room (King Bed). Rooms are not reserved for LEENZ so are available on a first in first served basis.

For bookings please call: Hotel Front Desk: 64-3-7412800  or visit: https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/christchurch/chccs/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-CP-_-NZL-_-CHCCS

Venue details:

The Crowne Plaza Christchurch is conveniently located in the vibrant heart of Christchurch, overlooking Victoria Square and the gently flowing Avon River and an easy stroll to all key attractions. Within two minutes’ walk from the hotel you can be exploring the many cafes and boutiques  of New Regent  Street, strolling around Cathedral Square, taking in the latest Arts Centre exhibition, shopping in the new city centre or visiting the Christchurch Casino.

The hotel features 204 spacious and modern rooms and suites with unique views over the city to the coast, hills and Southern Alps.

LEENZ 2016 End of Year Meeting – 9th December 2.30pm

Our 2016 LEENZ End of Year meeting is scheduled for Friday the 9th December 2016.


  • Fisher House, Highbrook
  • 117 Kerwyn Ave, East Tamaki
  • Free parking available on site

Suggested Accommodation:

  • Quest Highbrook (Members to make own bookings)
  • 60 Highbrook Drive, East Tamaki (200mtrs from Fisher House)
  • Ph: 09 222 0160
  • Email: host@questhighbrook.co.nz

Quote ‘LEENZ’ when booking for the special rate of $162.00 for the Studio and $182.00 for the One Bedroom.

Meeting Timetable as follows:

  • 2.30pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3.00pm Meeting commences
  • 5.00pm Refreshments and Platters (please advise of any dietary requirements by end of November)

Agenda items can be emailed for inclusion before 5pm 2nd December. Please send to secretary@leenz.org.


LEENZ Exec Team



Material Handling Expo 2016

11-13th of October 2016 at the ASB Auckland Showgrounds..

NZ Material Handling & Logistics Expo

For more information contact Deb Haimes (deb@xpo.co.nz)



Our next AGM is looking to be exciting as it will be held at one of the worlds leading ports which will include a onsite tour at the Ports of Auckland on Friday the 24th of June 2016.

This is the first time we have had such a spectacular venue and high profile tour that we hope all members will be excited and keen to participate in..

12.45PM – Assembly Address – to be confirmed shortly..

1.00 PM – Tour of the Ports of Auckland with Eddie Haretuku

2.30 PM – At Ports of Auckland, Afternoon Tea/Coffee & Nibbles

3.00 PM – At Ports of Auckland – AGM Meeting

5.00 PM – Refreashments venue after AGM to be confirmed…



It is just one month until we open the doors to LiftEx 2015! The UK’s leading Exhibition for the lifting industry takes place on 11th & 12th November 2015 at Liverpool’s newest exhibition space, the ECL Exhibition Centre.

We expect over 1,500 visitors from heavy lifting industry in key sectors including power, water, road & maritime transport, railways, construction, oil & gas, utilities, manufacturing and health & safety from all over the world as well as over 100 exhibitors showing their products and services.

Don’t forget to register to receive your free visitor ticket in advance at www.liftex.org/register

LEENZ End of Year Meeting 2015

We are pleased to advise the LEENZ End of Year meeting to be held in Christchurch on Friday the 27th of November from 2:30pm.

Venue: Sudima Hotel, Christchurch Airport
RSVP: secretary@leenz.org by COB 20 November
2:30 afternoon tea @ the Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport
3:00 Meeting start
5:30 Drinks, nibbles and secret santa
Venue details
The Sudima Hotel has limited executive suites available, enquiries for these rooms can be made via their website or by calling 0800 783 462, quoting ‘LEENZ’ for a corporate rate.
Alternative accommodation can be found at:
Airport Christchurch Motel
Studio rooms $175Airport Delta Hotel
Studio rooms $175

Chairman Darren Sloane, and the Executive Committee welcome any agenda items or enquiries at this stage, submissions will close end of business Friday 20th November in preparation for the meeting.As it’s nearing Christmas – feel free to bring along a $5 gift for the annual secret santa.

LEEA Meeting

The dates set for the next LEEA meetings are 26th November for the committee followed by the members meeting on 27th November.  There is a change of venue to Melbourne as the dates are close to the Ashes test in Brisbane and it was proving impossible to find a hotel that was able to host the meetings.  We will visit Brisbane in May 2014. Agendas and other details to follow nearer the time.

Any LEENZ Members wishing to contribute or attend this meeting should contact Emma – secretary@leenz.org

LEENZ End of Year Meeting

The LEENZ End of Year Meeting will be held late November (expect 22nd/29th). Date and venue to be confirmed shortly. Please forward any agenda items to secretary@leenz.org, remits will be accepted up until COB one week prior to meeting. Partners & Visitors welcome – please include in your RSVP.

Executive Committee Meeting AUGUST

The next Executive meeting will be held in Auckland on the 6th August. If you have an item you wish to be included in the agenda please email secretary@leenz.org

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