The annual conference of the quarry sector is jointly organised by the AQA and the Institute of Quarrying.The QuarryNZ conference is held every July.

QuarryNZ Conference 2017 Auckland

The QuarryNZ 2017 Local Organizing Committee thank all Delegates, Partners, Sponsors and Distributors who attended the 2017 QuarryNZ conference, themed "From Eruption to Construction"

2017 AGM Chair final report
Speech notes – Brian Roche, AQA AGM, QuarryNZ conference 2017.

Details of up-coming conferences:

17-20 July 2018 | Claudelands Conference Centre, Hamilton
Please note this is the 50th joint conference and will also be an IOQ International Presidents Conference
2016 Conference Blenheim
Around 200 delegates and numerous trade entrants and partners attended the very successful QuarryNZ conference in July in Blenheim, the heart of Marlborough’s wine region. Here are some of the photos from the conference.

For Friday’s Mimico lunch, conference moved to the yet to be opened World War 2 wing at the fantastic Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. From left, AQA CEO Roger Parton, Omaka CEO Jane Orphan and AQA Board member Brett Swain. Road Metals Murray Francis and the company’s health and safety manager Amanda Burke accepted the company’s win in the GBC Winstone Aggregates Safety Award from WorkSafe’s Mark Pizey. Road Metals also won the Institute of Quarrying NZ awards for engineering, operations and quarry leadership.
IOQNZ Les Ward congratulated George Kelcher (Road Metals) on receiving the Porter Quarry Leadership Award. Bruce Taylor of Fulton Hogan won the IOQNZ Award recognising many years of industry service.
A bit of wintry weather didn’t stop a steady flow of people to the trade stands including Donald Neal who looked at Containers & More’s options for quarry storage with Mark Bohan. Among those enjoying the festivities were Mark Hazard from Earthtech Consulting and Margie McCrone from Inside Resources.
At the Hard Rock café, Peter Morgan, Richard Hardwick and Don Parker shared a beer Usually seen on the other side of a camera, IOQNZ’s trusty photographer Murray Discombe with Bruce Warner.
Resplendent in red, Lyndal and Brian Roche.
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