Recent submissions

  • Real-time feedback project report 

    Jar, Ben (2017)
    This report contains the results of a MEM report conducted at Synlait Milk Limited (SML) between October 2016 and February 2017. SML is a dairy processing plant based in Dunsandel, Canterbury and produces a range of ...
  • Flight trajectory modelling and flight path prediction of an unmanned aerial vehicle for the New Zealand Defence Force and the Defence Technology Agency. 

    Hull, Benjamin C. (2022)
    Volcanic ash has the potential to significantly damage aircraft components, leading to engine failure on a catastrophic level. Between 1953 and 2009, there were 129 reported incidents of aircraft encountering volcanic ...
  • An investigation into the benefits of off-site bathroom pod manufacture 

    Langley, Richard (2017)
    Sapone Bathrooms have recognized a need to educate key stakeholders in New Zealand construction projects to the benefits of bathroom pods. The increased unders tanding of bathroom pods will have the intended effect of an ...
  • Superconduction magnetic separation market assessment 

    Mason, Canning (2017)
    The purpose of this report is to provide magniX with the information to assess the application of superconducting technology to the magnetic separation market as a viable commercial opportunity. Industry research was ...
  • Examination of embolisms in maple and birchsaplings utilising microCT 

    Robinson J; Holland D; Rennie M; Van den Berg A; Clearwater M; Watson, Matthew (2023)
    We demonstrate the application of synchrotron x-ray microtomography (microCT) to non-invasively examine the internal structure of a maple and birch sapling. We show that, through the use of standard image analysis ...
  • Market adoption of emerging disruptive technologies 

    Miles, Nehemiah (2017)
    This report outlines a commercialization plan for Engin, an information management and marketplace system created by Engin.Systems Ltd. The aim of this plan is to create a commercially viable company and achieve significant ...
  • Yeti crab - optimal warehouse layout 

    Owens, Gareth (2017)
    The purpose of Project Yeti Crab was to develop and provide recommendations as to how Synlait Milk Limited can improve the performance of warehouse operations by optimising its layout. This business case presents the ...
  • Workplace collaboration 

    Palmer, Matthew John (2017)
    The purpose of this project was to improve workplace collaboration at Calibre Consulting (CC). The following report examines workplace collaboration through remote working. This report focuses on work that is done remotely ...
  • Air New Zealand internship 2016/2017 

    Renai, Danielle (Dee) (2017)
    People on the planet know WHAT they do. Some people know HOW they do it. But very few people know WHY they do what they do. This report details my experiences and learning's throughout an internship with Air New Zealand ...
  • Emissions inventory, solutions and recommendations project 

    Vidal, Christopher Lorenzo (2017)
    Wellington International Airport Limited (WIAL) has expressed its desire to gauge the magnitude of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions associated with Wellington Airport's routine operation. This research has established that ...
  • Improvement of loss monitoring system 

    Shanan, Amiel (2017)
    This business case report is submitted as the final delivery of "Improvement of Loss Monitoring System" project that was run from October 2016 - January 2017. This report provides analysis and recommendations about the ...
  • Red-lipped batfish, utilisation and efficiency in the wet mix kitchen 

    Smith, Angela (2017)
    This report contains the execution and resulting conclusions of project ' Red Lipped-Batfish' completed for Synlait Milk Limited. This report assesses the utilisation of equipment in the wet mix kitchen and potential means ...
  • Higgins quality process improvement 

    Summers, Trent (2017)
    This report details a quality process improvement project undertaken for Higgins Group Holdings Limited (Higgins). Quality management at Higgins is a compliance-based activity at best, with variations between branch practices ...
  • An internship with Howard & Company 

    Curlett, Rupert (2016)
    The following report examines an internship with Howard & Company, a strategic investment and governance consultancy. The work completed by the student, in particular the management of a capital raise process for a health ...
  • Business case: the red panda initiative 

    Huggins, Katherine (2016)
    The purpose of this business case 'The Red Panda Initiative' is to explore the opportunities of the implementation of a document management system into Synlait Milk Ltd. It was found that the lack of a document management ...
  • Improving tender resource effectiveness at Hunter Civil Limited 

    Jack, Philip (2016)
    This project was performed for Hunter Civil Limited (HCL) as a requirement of the degree of Master of Engineering in Management at the University of Canterbury. The project investigated methods to improve the effectiveness ...
  • Business case - Operation Honey Badger 

    Kay, Lina (2016)
    This business case compares Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Laser Localization Technology for the improvement of the inventory accuracy at Synlait Milk Ltd (SML). This work is the result of "Operation Honey ...
  • The Sun Bear Directive 

    Kuhn, Erika (2016)
    This document contains the findings of the project; The Sun Bear Dire ct ive. It was written for use by SML Milk Limited (SML) in accordance with requirements of the Master of Engineering Management degree at the ...
  • Validation and feasibility of OSOLAS 

    Muldrew, Katie (2016)
    OSOLAS aims to be a resource that connects students with careers they are passionate about. It is aimed at students aged between 15 - 20 years old that are in the process of making decisions about what career path they ...
  • Cost effective vegetation management using aerial survey 

    Murrow, Simon (2016)
    A low cost aerial survey system has been proposed to reduce Transpower's exposure to vegetation risk and to make cost savings of up to $500k p.a. to the $1OM per annum vegetation management budget. The system would predict ...

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