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Whānau first - David Hunia

Whānau first - David Hunia

When David Hunia started with QRS he quickly got used to being asked how his father-in-law was. David is the son-in...

13 May 2024

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Father, footballer, and eager for change

Father, footballer, and eager for change

Phil Molina is adding new skills to his already wide range of unique talents now that he’s joined QRS’s concret...

22 April 2024

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Punching above his weight - Takurua Edwards

Punching above his weight - Takurua Edwards

Takurua Edwards, 17, is one of QRS’s youngest employees, but he has some very mature goals.

17 April 2024

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Hunting for his new goal - Jordan McFarlane

Hunting for his new goal - Jordan McFarlane

Labourer Jordan McFarlane was in his happy place last weekend hunting pigs and deer for entry into the Tiniroto Easter Game Hunt. “I love it, that...

10 April 2024

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Thomas Perston representing region at national big dig this weekend

Thomas Perston representing region at national big dig this weekend

Thomas Perston is experiencing a mix of nerves and quiet confidence ahead of his well-earned opportunity to represent his family, Quality Roading and ...

13 March 2024

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Report highlights rebuilding and re-investing

Report highlights rebuilding and re-investing

WORKING on high value contracts during the community’s time of need means we can help rebuild Wairoa while re-investing in the town and our people, ...

13 March 2024

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Coastal curiosity to roading repair

Coastal curiosity to roading repair

WITH one science degree, one marine studies diploma, and three decades as a chef, David Mildon’s life experience and organisational skills, have mad...

22 February 2024

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Staff step up during rain events

Staff step up during rain events

When manager of road maintenance Michelle Hedley took the call in the early hours of Sunday 26 November, she knew Wairoa was at risk. ‘Here we go a...

19 December 2023

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Operations Hub at QRS now open

Operations Hub at QRS now open

The Operations Hub at QRS is open, and the timing and its location couldn't be better. It's a great place for connecting communities and we’re excit...

13 November 2023

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Thomas Perston from QRS wins top excavator title

Thomas Perston from QRS wins top excavator title

THOMAS Perston from Quality Roading and Services continued the company’s tradition of excellence in excavator operation, after he became Hawke’s B...

6 November 2023

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Diggin' It

Diggin' It

Thomas Perston delicately opened, and then poured a bottle of beer, using a five-and-a-half tonne digger. The feat helped to qualify him as one of the...

19 October 2023

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Opportunities created after challenging year

Opportunities created after challenging year

BOARD chair Guy Gaddum paid his respect to steadfast and loyal Quality Roading and Services staff working in the days and months after Cyclone Gabriel...

13 October 2023

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Introducing board member Lauren Jones

Introducing board member Lauren Jones

Board member Lauren Jones is helping Quality Roading and Services build Wairoa back better and faster.

25 September 2023

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Regional bridge repairs two-thirds of QRS’s construction mahi

Regional bridge repairs two-thirds of QRS’s construction mahi

Bridge repairs and reconstruction make up about two-thirds of Quality Roading and Service’s construction division work programme right now.

3 July 2023

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Looking to the future - Jimmy Totoro

Looking to the future - Jimmy Totoro

JIMMY Totoro has prioritised his future by making two significant decisions in the past six months – receiving his mataora (facial moko) and working...

29 June 2023

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Motorcamp staff and QRS share the load

Motorcamp staff and QRS share the load

THINGS had been quiet at Wairoa's Riverside Motor Camp since Cyclone Gabrielle blew through, floodwaters bowling caravans and wrecking the surrounding...

21 June 2023

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Proud to make a $1.05 million contribution

Proud to make a $1.05 million contribution

Quality Roading and Services board members have proposed a $1.05 million contribution be made to the company’s owner Wairoa District Council for the...

19 June 2023

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Removal of Te Reinga Bridge colossal team effort

Removal of Te Reinga Bridge colossal team effort

The scale of work to remove flood-damaged Te Reinga Bridge near Wairoa this week is unlike anything else Quality Roading and Services and other contra...

16 June 2023

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Te Reinga Bridge removal

Te Reinga Bridge removal

Quality Roading and Services and teams of specialised contractors are working to winch the remains of Te Reinga Bridge from out of the river near Ruak...

14 June 2023

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Engineering Cadetship for Wairoa College graduate

Engineering Cadetship for Wairoa College graduate

Quality Roading and Service's engineer cadet programme is combining on-the-job experience with formal study for Wairoa College graduate D'Magio Karang...

9 June 2023

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Kotare Bridge No 1 repair

Kotare Bridge No 1 repair

Earthworks and the reconstruction of some parts of Kotare Bridge No 1 abutments over Mangapoike River continue this week.

8 June 2023

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Apprentice auto electrician Tyne Reedy still pulling things apart

Apprentice auto electrician Tyne Reedy still pulling things apart

AFTER years spent pulling apart old home appliances, Tyne Reedy is now putting his curiosity to good use as an apprentice auto electrician with Qualit...

6 June 2023

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Building resilience in Ohuka Road

Building resilience in Ohuka Road

Quality Roading and Services staff continue to maintain Ohuka Rd ensuring it remains a resilient lifeline for Ruakituri residents who are cut off from...

31 May 2023

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Fighting for our community

Fighting for our community

FOUR Quality Roading and Services staff will be in the ring at next weekend’s Fight for Life helping raise money for Wairoa Boxing Club and the comm...

24 March 2023

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QRS: We'll keep cleaning up after Cyclone Gabrielle for as long as it takes

QRS: We'll keep cleaning up after Cyclone Gabrielle for as long as it takes

We'll keep cleaning up affected areas and roads for as long as it takes. QRS: your people, your solution, you're sorted.

8 March 2023

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Maintaining access and clearing silt and flood-damaged properties priority for QRS

Maintaining access and clearing silt and flood-damaged properties priority for QRS

Maintaining road access and clearing silt and flood-damaged property in Wairoa are the priority activities for Quality Roading and Services (QRS) thre...

7 March 2023

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We care for the environment

We care for the environment

At QRS we care for our environment while we work.

30 January 2023

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QRS wins construction award for ingenious Te Reinga Bridge work

QRS wins construction award for ingenious Te Reinga Bridge work

Quality Roading and Services (QRS) has earned industry acclaim for an ingenious bridge repair that involved a dinghy and two second-hand swimming pool...

6 December 2022

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Emergency response

Emergency response

Check out some never-before-seen footage from the devastating March 2022 floods.

3 December 2022

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Introducing  Kingston Taulapapa

Introducing Kingston Taulapapa

GROWING up in West Auckland, Kingston Taulapapa was playing league when, at the age of 13, he was shoulder-tapped to join a gridiron team and it's no ...

18 November 2022

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Special purpose to get road open

Special purpose to get road open

Tumanako Waiwai and seven Quality Roading and Services colleagues have been praised for their efforts to reopen State Highway 38 around Lake Waikaremo...

19 October 2022

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There's always more in you: Jared Spence

There's always more in you: Jared Spence

DRENCHED and cold, labourer Jared Spence sat down in his sodden tent and wrung water from his sleeping bag. The light from his head torch picked out p...

3 October 2022

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How are you? QRS poses the question.

How are you? QRS poses the question.

When staff did a wellbeing survey this year people and capabiities manager Peter Wairau didn’t know that Quality Roading and Services had already im...

29 September 2022

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Bounding back to health - Glenn Bradley

Bounding back to health - Glenn Bradley

ADVENTURE course Outward Bound has propelled QRS engineer Glenn Bradley to rethink the way he lives, works, and plays. Described as a solutions genius...

28 September 2022

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QRS new traffic management division for hire

QRS new traffic management division for hire

Quality Roading and Services's new traffic management division is available for contract across the North Island's east coast. The division was create...

24 May 2022

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Two steps forward, one step back - progress continues

Two steps forward, one step back - progress continues

Quality Roading and Services staff are working hard to repair and reopen roads today after ex-tropical Cyclone Fili smashed into the district yesterda...

14 April 2022

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Bruce Emberson putting the community first

Bruce Emberson putting the community first

Operator Bruce Emberson enjoys every single day, even the turbulent ones!

8 April 2022

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Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini. My strength is not mine alone, it is the strength of many.

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