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31st January 2022

IP Rating Misperceptions

IP67 is always better than IP66 – right? Not necessarily! IP ratings are defined in accordance with IEC 60529: the 1st digit denotes the protection against solidsthe 2nd digit denotes the protection against liquids Many people wrongfully believe the higher the IP rating, the better. This is certainly not the case regarding protection against

15th September 2021

Watch: ADSA Best Practice Lighting Principles

In this video, the Australasian Dark Sky Alliance outlines the best practice lighting principles they developed to reduce light pollutions. Watch the video to learn about what lighting you should...
30th August 2021

Watch: The Beauty in the Darkness – Reducing Light Pollution

At the end of August, we teamed up with WE-EF and the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects to host a webinar titled The Beauty in the Darkness – Reducing...
8th May 2020

Choosing Lighting Poles: Aluminium vs Steel

When it comes to lighting poles, landscape architects, electrical engineers and lighting designers generally have two choices: aluminium or steel.  Traditionally, steel has been the material of choice for poles...
18th March 2020

MHL Customer Support During COVID-19

In light of the current situation, MHL will continue to prioritise the health and safety of our team and customers. We also want to be able to continue to support...
18th March 2020

Exterior Lighting Standard Update

Over three years in the making, the much awaited update of AS/NZS 1158.3.1:2020 – Lighting for roads and public spaces – Pedestrian area (Category P) lighting – Performance and design...
18th March 2020

COVID-19 Update

Over the last week or two, you have probably been inundated with emails and information about COVID-19 and how different businesses are responding to it. Therefore, we will keep our...
22nd July 2019

LED Life

LEDs are not all created equal and there still seems to be confusion in the market in respect of how to determine the performance and life of different LED luminaires. ...
22nd July 2019

TRILUX Roadshow & New Products

MHL were excited to host our German friends in June for a national roadshow. Manfred Jander, TRILUX’s Export Manager for our region, visited us for nine days covering Auckland, Waikato,...
30th January 2019

Meet our New MHL Team Members

Over the last few months, we have added three awesome new members to the MHL team and we thought it’s time to officially introduce them.   Suganya Gopal – Project Coordinator...
19th January 2017

WE-EF joins Fagerhult Group – MHL to continue as NZ Distributor

WE-EF joins Fagerhult Group                As you might have heard, leading German lighting manufacturer WE-EF has announced that they will join the Stockholm based...