Events

The forests, lakes and thermal landscape make Rotorua a stunning backdrop for a wide range of adventure and extreme sports events.  Communications are a priority for event organisers and have 2 key functions: To ensure the safety of  athletes/participants, volunteers and the general public To...

Earlier this year Forestry Industry Contractors Association (FICA), launched a new micro-innovation challenge. The aim of the initiative, funded by Worksafe, was to find technical solutions to problems workers face on a daily basis. Dave Johnston, owner/operator of Blue Mountains Logging, built an Automated Felling Banner...

Many staff or volunteers who have little or no experience with radios are required to use them as part of their job. We have often been asked to provide some guidelines for these novice radio users. The aim is to eliminate user error and ensure...

Successful execution of the detailed planning that goes into every event relies on having a clear communication strategy. It is especially important if there is an accident or medical mishap that communications will direct help where it is needed without delay. A communication plan which uses...