Celebrating 50 years of Fonterra Whareroa
Five minutes south of Hāwera, with Mount Taranaki gleaming in the distance, our dairy factory has stood as a landmark in Whareroa for 50 years. Last month over 350 people – including alumni, families, and local shareholders, joined the team at our Whareroa site to celebrate the milestone.
10 fast facts about Milk-E
More than 100 years ago, Fonterra’s Waitoa site had New Zealand’s largest fleet of electric milk trucks. Fast-forward to 2022, the site has welcomed New Zealand’s first modern electric milk tanker.
Rod’s life cycle
Rod Rutherford– a tanker operator from Fonterra Tirau, had his world turned upside-down 12 months ago, after a cough led to a diagnosis of stage 4 cancer.
Reaching new sustainability heights by saving tyres
Fonterra’s reaching new sustainability and safety heights by the way it’s saving tanker tyres. By changing the way it monitors tyre tread wear, for greater optimisation, 2,900 tyres have been saved over the course of one year.
A day in the life of a Tanker Operator
Ever wondered what a day in the life of a Tanker Operator is like? Take a look at the video to see how a day goes for our Lower South Island Milk Collection team based at our Edendale depot.
Women taking the wheel
Diversity is a very important part of Fonterra and we’re always on the look-out for more women to get behind the wheel of our tankers
Fonterra celebrates Best Site Cup awards
Last night Fonterra handed out 18 awards at its annual Best Site Cup ceremony which recognises excellence in manufacturing and transport.
Fonterra Darfield adds new shift to meet cream cheese demand
Strong global demand for our cream cheese has seen Fonterra’s Darfield site in Canterbury hire a full shift of new recruits as the team ramps up production.
A winning approach to health & wellbeing
Fonterra’s Health and Wellbeing team have proven they’re industry-leading, winning the WorkSafe New Zealand best initiative to address a work-related health risk at the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards.