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All Operations Stories

November 22, 2019

Our apprentices are the toast of the trades

A mechanical maintenance apprentice at our Hautapu site has been awarded a prestigious national award which recognises high-performing engineering apprentices.

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July 23, 2019

Fonterra closes door early on coal

We’ve made a commitment not to install any new coal boilers or increase our capacity to burn coal 11 years ahead of target.

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May 08, 2019

Fonterra changes tanker schedule for #1 fan

In the Te Rapa district of Hamilton, our tanker drivers know that every evening their biggest fan will be waiting for them on a dairy farm on Reid Road.

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April 04, 2019

Climbing the value chain

Alex Turnbull, Director – NZMP marketing, outlines Fonterra’s ongoing commitment to adding value to New Zealand’s economy and the global dairy industry, in relation to a recent Situation and Outlook report from New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industry.

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March 05, 2019

Fuelled by Biodiesel

Fonterra’s Waikato and Bay of Plenty tankers are now all up and running on biodiesel thanks to Z Energy.

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August 28, 2018

Stellar success for Fonterra cheeses on world stage

At the International Cheese Awards in the UK recently, Fonterra cheeses and a butter scooped up 12 gold, silver and bronze medals, plus Kapiti Creamy Havati took out the trophy for best New Zealand cheese.

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August 16, 2018

Why we're transitioning to a zero emissions future

In Global Operations, the part of Fonterra I’m responsible for, our milk tankers travel over 100 million km per year, collect milk from a farm every nine seconds, deliver that milk to a factory every 24 seconds and we close the doors on a shipping container of product every three minutes. Product that goes to millions of consumers in more than 100 countries around the world.

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July 20, 2018

Celebrating 50 years of Reporoa

Hidden away in the Reporoa Valley, lies a manufacturing site that turns milk collected from local Kiwi farmers into unique dairy products that are shipped around the world. Established in 1968, Reporoa was one of the many factories owned and operated by the NZ Co-operative Dairy Company Limited and was designed to process lactic casein and whole milk powder.

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May 02, 2018

Fonterra-EECA partnership heads towards a sustainable future

Fonterra is partnering with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to make an industry-first move and convert the coal boiler at its Brightwater site so that it can be co-fired with wood biomass.

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