STAR Awards past winners

The STAR Awards – which stands for Safety Thanks and Recognition – are hosted by Transpower every two years to acknowledge companies and workers in the transmission industry who build, operate and maintain the National Grid. 

2016 STAR Award winners

The 2016 STAR Awards were held at Rydges Auckland on 29 September to recognise safety excellence in New Zealand’s electricity transmission industry.

Congratulations to these award winners:

Safety by Design Award – Shaun McGowan, Altitude Resurfacing Ltd

Safety Innovation Award – Northpower Tower Painting Team

Team Safety Award – Electrix MNG-ROS Marine Foundation Team

Workplace Safety Leadership Award – Jeremy Collins, Northpower

Commitment to Safety Award – Broadspectrum Lines Conductor Stringing Team

Supreme Award: Best Safety Culture – Northpower Safety Leadership Programme

 

2014 award winners

http://thevolt.transpower.co.nz/sites/default/files/images/wairakei.jpgBest Safety by Design for Projects or Maintenance
PRM-TEE Transmission Line Works, Project team - Transpower and Electrix (pictured)

Best Safety and Health Performance Team
Phil Gardyne and the Mobile Substation Team - Electronet Transmission

Top Depot or Office
NS2 Otahuhu Substation Depot - Transfield Serviceshttp://thevolt.transpower.co.nz/sites/default/files/images/john-wilson_0.jpg

Best Safety Innovation
Wairakei Ring Project Team - Transpower

Best Safety and Health Leadership – Individual
John Wilson - Transpower (pictured)

Apprentice of the YearThe Wellington Ukelele Orchestra entertains the crowd
David Sullivan – Transfield

Top Project
Electrix NAaN Project Team – Electrix

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra entertains the crowd (pictured).

Read the press release.

 

2012 award winners

Best Safety by Design for Projects or Maintenance
Winner: Transpower, AECOM, Beca and Transfield for the Haywards Synchronous Condenser Refurbishment Project

Best Safety and Health Performance – Team
Winner:  Scott Meehan, Bernie Vorster, Peter Wooler from Fulton Hogan for the Waipuna Bridge Project

Best Safety and Health Leadership – Individual
Winner: Craig Moore, Project Site Manager for Transfield Services, for work on the Oteranga Bay – Haywards Reconductoring Project

Top Depot or Office
Winner: Ashhurst Engineering and Construction

Top Project – Safety and Health Maintenance
Winner: Electronet for the Bealey River Realignment Project

Apprentice of the Year
Winner: Sam Keeley, Electrix

Best Safety Innovation
Winner: Benmore – Haywards Clearance Review Project Team - Electrix and Transpower

Read the press release and the winners brochure.