NZ Road Transport Industry Awards

NZ Road Transport Industry Awards

Entries are open for the 2021 NZ Road Transport Industry Awards. Winners will be acknowledge and presented with a trophy at the industry awards dinner at The Road Ahead 2021 Transporting New Zealand Conference, Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill on Sunday 26 September, 2021.

The 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.

The categories are:

  • VTNZ Supreme Contribution to NZ Road Transport
  • EROAD Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety
  • Teletrac Navman Outstanding Contribution by a Woman in the Road Transport Industry
  • EROAD Young Driver of the Year (under 35)
  • Castrol Truck Driver Hero

You can find information to assist with the entry process, including a nomination form, here.

Entries close at 5pm on Friday, 21 August 2021. Nominations can be emailed to forum@rtf.nz


2019 Winners

The 2019 NZ Road Transport Industry Awards were presented at a dinner at Wairakei Resort on Wednesday, 23 September.

VTNZ Supreme Contribution to NZ Road Transport
Jeff Mear – Fruehauf New Zealand

EROAD Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety
Carla Seymour Mansell – Seymours Transport Services

Teletrac Navman Outstanding Contribution by a Woman in the Road Transport Industry
Ayna Shamim – Angel Transport

EROAD Young Driver of the Year
Summer Ratima Thompson – G J Sheldrake

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