Surf club rides the shipping container wave

Red Beach Surf Lifesaving Club north of Auckland is using shipping containers for traditional – and not so traditional – uses on the beach this summer. At its main site in Red Beach, the club is using three modified Royal Wolf shipping containers for storage while they renovate their clubrooms....


From the Far North to rugby’s field of dreams

Living in the Far North town of Kaikohe, it was rugby that kept up and coming school boy player John Cooper on the “straight and narrow”. “Growing up, I had a great coach,” says the 18-year-old who now lives in Auckland and has just completed his last year at Westlake...


Shipping Container Couture in East Tamaki

The world of high fashion and shipping containers collided during a glamorous photoshoot set against the back drop of containers at Royal Wolf New Zealand’s head office.Luxury New Zealand fashion label, Moochi, photographed the clothes from its spring collection at Royal Wolf’s Customer Service Centre in East Tamaki with the...


Modified container keeps explosives and flares safely contained

In a shipping container first for New Zealand, safety and survival company Survitec Group is using a modified container known as a Relocatable Explosive Magazine (REM) to safely store flares, rockets and live ammunition.The bespoke storage container was developed by shipping container specialists Royal Wolf and is strong and robust...