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.

LEENZ – Proudly supporting Auckland Build Expo 2017

Auckland Build has been awarded the Best Tradeshow Launch at the Association of Event Organiser’s (AEO) Excellence Awards 2017.

For more information on Auckland Build visit: http://aucklandbuildexpo.com/


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



COP – Supply of New Lifting Products

LEENZ COP Section 4.0 Lifting Product 3.05.2016

COP – Supply of New Lifting Chains

LEENZ COP Section 4 Clarification 3.05.2016


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…


2015 LEENZ Executive Committee

Elected Executive Committee 2015

Technical & Unit Standards – Rod McDonald  (Steel & Tube) & Sam Linder  (D.M Standens)

Skills & Qualifications – Rod McDonald & Eddie Haretuku (Ports of Auckland)

Health, Safety & Alerts – Darryn Scrivener  (SLS)

Marketing & Services – Emma Jeffery  (Shaws Wire Ropes)

Website & Entry Exam – Darren Sloane (HES NZ Ltd) & Emma Jeffery

Treasurer – Sam Linder

Secretary – Emma Jeffery

Chairman – Darren Sloane





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.

Auckland Harbour Bridge – opened today 1959

Some amazing photos capturing the construction of the Auckland Harbour Bridge back in 1959.

Thankfully our safety practices have evolved since then!


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Photos courtesy of ‘Pearls of Wisdom for Kiwi Builders’ Facebook page.


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