New podcast created by metalheads for metalheads – join us for practical conversations that get to the nuts and bolts of the metals industry here in New Zealand. Connect with leaders & experts from across the globe who talk overcoming key industry challenges, and influencers who cast their eyes to the future. Perfect if you’re time poor but want to keep your finger on the pulse. Prepare to be challenged, informed & inspired!
Inclusion, transformation and collaboration
In this ‘lockdown’ episode of Stirring the Pot we’re talking with Social Change Leader, Jordan Akhurst.
She has an amazing track record for delivering strategies, programs and projects that foster inclusion, transformation and collaboration, and we’re excited to share her knowledge with you in order to help shed light on how diversity and inclusion is important for the future of our workforce. After all, we want to be an industry where people want to work in!
Spreading the #sustainablesteel word
In this lockdown episode of Stirring the Pot we talk with Sustainable Steel Council Board Members - Scott Morrison of Fletchers Steel who is the Deputy Chair; and Laura Coffey of Pacific Steel, who is Secretary.
We go into detail about their current print and digital media campaign and what it covers, who it targets and the key messages they're trying to drive.
Contact Sustainable Steel Council
Find out more about the six reasons why steel campaign: https://www.sustainablesteel.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Six-reasons-why-LAP-LAT-01.pdf
Cultural transformation for industry
In this episode of Stirring the Pot we talk with Hanga Aro Rau WDC CEO, Phil Alexander-Crawford; and Deputy Chief Executive, Samantha McNaughton.
Together we discuss the work they're doing to put Hanga Aro Rau on a secure footing to strengthen the voice of industry in vocational education and training.
Connect with Phil
Connect with Sam
Connect with Hanga Aro Rau
Find out more about HERA and our mahi in mātauranga Māori
The economic case to adopt Construction 4.0
In this 'lockdown' episode of Stirring the Pot we’re talking with Mark Cox who is a Principal Consultant at BERL.
He has over 40 years of experience in consultancy and applied economic research, and was the lead in a recently commissioned HERA project to model the potential economic impacts of Construction 4.0 in New Zealand.
Connect with Mark
Mobile: +61 21 868 071
Connect with BERL
Find out more about HERA's Industry 4.0 initiatives
Removing the ‘fill’ from landfill!
In this 'lockdown' episode of Stirring the Pot we’re talking with Eldon Reeve and Hilary West-Reeve.
They are a duo who are co-owners of Phoenix Metal Recyclers + Metalman, who are committed to advocating for and contributing to the reduction of waste to landfill.
Join us as we discuss metal recycling and how it fits into the circular economy, as well as the ins and outs of running a recycling operations.
Connect with Eldon
Connect with Hilary
Connect with Phoenix Metal Recyclers + Metalman
Find out more about our sustainability initiatives at HERA:
Steel recycling report: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/steel-recycling/
Steel and the circular economy: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/steel-circular-economy/
Zero carbon steel: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/zero-carbon-steel/
Steel and the living standards framework: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/steel-lsf/
Aotearoa Transformation Agenda and Plan: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/ata-plan/
Guidance for calculating carbon footprint: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/carbon-footprint/
Steel sustainability research fund: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/sustainability-research-fund/
You might also be interested in the following resources:
Key messages document on six reasons why steel from the Sustainable Steel Council: https://www.sustainablesteel.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Six-reasons-why-LAP-LAT-01.pdf
Sustainability FAQ's answered: https://www.hera.org.nz/sustainability/sustainability-faqs/
Challenging the status quo – Mātauranga Māori is science! Part 2
As we continue our special 'lockdown episodes' of Stirring the Pot we’re carrying on our conversation around mātauranga Māori and science.
This time, talking with Paora Tapihana A.K.A - Paul Tapsell! Paora is a Professor and Researcher at Takarangi Research where they are focused on social science research with an aim to support local indigenous communities (tribal marae) and their re-engagement with ancestral resources to improve Māori well being nationwide.
Connect with Paora
Connect with Takarangi Research - Māori Maps
Get in touch around our Mātauranga Māori initiatives
Email our CEO Troy Coyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
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I am not in the metals industry but I am loving it anyway.
Love the content - really topical and interesting
Really enjoyed listening to this, very interesting!