Nelson Mangement and its contractors have often been recognised for their achievements in health and safety, training and innovation. While we never rest on our laurels and strive to maintain our highest standards every day, we are proud of what our people have achieved.

Forestry Industry Training Award for Health and Safety Initiative of the Year

This award recognises companies that have developed and implemented an outstanding health and safety initiative. To qualify companies need to demonstrate exceptional health and safety standards and an improvement in staff welfare.

In 2012, MJ Fraser Logging, Nelson  (NML contractor) was awarded the Health and Safety Initiative of the Year. Nelson Management Ltd was awarded the same award in 2011.

Here are a selection of other awards that have been won by NML staff and contractors:

Kaituna Sawmill:

2012 Winner of Best Health and Safety Initiative at the Marlborough Health and Safety Expo.

2012 Izaac Filipov Winner of the Modern Apprentice of the Year Wood Manufacturing (FITEC).

2012 Jamie Howieson Runner Up Trainee  of the Year Wood Manufacturing (FITEC).

2009 Winner of Outstanding Business Performance Through People Development (FITEC).

2008 finalist for Outstanding Business Performance Through People Development (FITEC).

Nelson Management Staff:

2013 Les Bak Finalist for Training Leader of the Year (Competenz).

2008 Kristie Paki Paki Emerging Leaders Scholarship (FITEC).

Contractors:

2012 Moutere Logging Training Company of the Year (FITEC).

2012 Tim Davison Trainee of the Year (FITEC).

2006 MJ Fraser Logging Outstanding Contribution to the Forest Industry (FITEC).

2006 Hugh Booker (MJ Fraser Logging) Trainer of the Year (FITEC)

2006 Ben Roborgh (MJ Fraser Logging) Trainee of the Year (FITEC).

2006 MJ Fraser Logging Excellence in Safety Award (FITEC).

2005 MJ Fraser Logging Excellence in Safety Award (FITEC).

2004 Moutere Logging Training Company of the Year (FITEC).

2004 MJ Fraser Logging Training Company of the Year (FITEC).

2004 MJ Fraser Logging Excellence in Safety Award (FITEC).

2003 Kelly Logging Training Company of the Year (FITEC).

2001 Mike Fraser Trainee of the Year (FITEC).

NML is recognised as an industry leader in health and safety practice and innovation.  The Ministry for Primary Industries is currently using NML best practice as its benchmark for a forestry industry review.