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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!

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!
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New Zealand

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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!

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English

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021324463


Episodes

Is pre-fab NZ's missing piece to the housing puzzle? A conversation with Innovation Construction Consultant, Pamela Bell.

7/9/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Pamela Bell. Founder and Former CEO of PrefabNZ whom we crossed paths with due to her involvement on the NZ Construction Industry Council. Pamela has been on a mission to innovate in New Zealand’s built environment and create a hub for prebuilt design and construction. We were keen to chat to her about this, as prefabrication has come up as one of the top interests our members are keen to explore in our recent innovation survey. This is a...

Duration:00:40:14

Getting rid of the 'fluff' around resilience & wellbeing. A conversation with Psychologist Alia Bojilova.

6/25/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Industrial and Organisational Psychologist and self professed leadership, resilience and curiosity seeker - Alia Bojilova! In this thought provoking chat, she challenges our current perceptions around resilience and wellbeing within the work place. Making it known that paying lip service to these concepts are a massive risk to our industry which requires huge investment in terms of intellectual capability. She believes the focus on...

Duration:00:43:05

'Role forming' ethical leadership. A conversation with Reddy Diamond Group Director, Renita Reddy,

6/25/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Renita Reddy. Director at Reddy Diamond Group - a successful rollforming company in Fiji. Renita is not what you'd typically imagine as the leader of a large rollforming business. She's young, female, Fijian, has strong religious beliefs and is passionate about dog rescue! But she is also brave and driven. Confronting the cultural bias of being a young female in leadership within Fiji, and breaking the mold of how people expect her to lead....

Duration:00:24:25

How to attract & retain top staff. A conversation with The Human Resources Project Rowan Larsen.

6/11/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with The Human Resources Project's Executive Director - Rowan Larsen. We know the skills gap is nothing new to our industry. It is well known and voiced. And that's why we knew it was important to explore what practical steps our members could take to address this challenge. Join us as we discuss how important it is to create a clear culture, company purpose and strategy for staff. How to better position our organisation so it's more attractive...

Duration:00:27:56

The new breed of smart industry - advanced manufacturing. A conversation with Emily Allison from Callaghan Innovation.

5/28/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Callaghan Innovation Application Development Engineer Emily Allison, to dig deeper into the idea of advanced manufacturing. We cover how advanced engineering can help solve complex design and manufacturing problems and processes, what additive manufacturing is and it's advantages over traditional manufacturing and more. We also discuss future applications, what New Zealand's printing capability is and why this is an opportunity we need to...

Duration:00:27:35

Procurement's part to play in industry challenges. A conversation with MetalsNZ Nick Collins.

5/14/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Metals NZ Chief Executive Nick Collins, to gain clarity around government procurement and how metals as a material currently sits within their plans. We delve into industry concerns around fair and free trade, imported steel and global competition against NZ fabricated steel and in the NZ context why government urgently needs to provide clear guidance on balanced decision making. Contact Nick: Nick is Chief Executive of Metals NZ – a...

Duration:00:24:10

Ensuring you’re a ‘factory of the future’ in New Zealand. A conversation with HERA’s Automation leader Holger Heinzel & Industry 4.0 Specialist Jan Polzer

4/29/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk Industry 4.0. Helping our NZ metals industry make sense of it, understand the importance of adopting it into their business processes, and how they can evaluate its benefits and identify low hanging fruit for their specific needs. We also give examples from Germany on how integrated technology has led to improved process optimisation and flexibility, greater customer relationships, efficiencies in workload and reduced operating cost. Showcasing...

Duration:00:26:44

Addressing the skills gap through diversity. A conversation with Maori Hydraulic Engineer Byron Konia & Maori Education Trust General Manager Evelyn Newman

4/16/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Maori Hydraulic Engineer at Norman Disney & Young, Byron Konia. We discuss what our metals industry can do to better facilitate Maori engagement with engineering – and why that’s so important for us to do in terms of extending our industry capacity to become more diverse and attractive to work in. We also speak candidly with Maori Education Trust General Manager Evelyn Newman to understand why scholarships are essential in assisting...

Duration:00:29:36

How to build a thriving metals sector. A conversation with the leaders of the NZ Metals industry.

3/27/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Metals NZ Chief Executive Nick Collins, SCNZ Manager Darren O’Riley and HERA CEO Troy Coyle about cooperation and support across the entire NZ metals sector. We clarify the roles and relationships between these three key metals industry organisations and discuss threats and opportunities within the sector as well as sustainability, advocacy and improving productivity. More about Nick: Nick is Chief Executive of Metals NZ – a co-operative...

Duration:00:32:48

How innovation drives the global economy. A conversation with Ross Pearce from Callaghan Innovation.

3/27/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Ross Pearce, programme manager design at Callaghan Innovation about how innovation is driving the global economy. We discuss Artificial Intelligence, robotics, blockchain as both disruptors and opportunities and how companies like Team Emirates and Rocket Lab have harnessed innovation to take on the world. Ross Pearce is programme manager design at Callaghan Innovation whose passionate about achieving business success through applied...

Duration:00:26:43

The future of manufacturing In New Zealand. A conversation with Industrial Transformationalist Professor Goran Roos.

3/27/2019
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In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Professor Goran Roos about the potential of the manufacturing industry to transform the New Zealand economy. We discuss the role of manufacturing in raising living standards, challenge common perceptions of the manufacturing industry and talk about the threats and benefits of new technologies. Professor Göran Roos is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and of the Royal Swedish Academy of...

Duration:00:34:32