NAWIC Waikato Wāhine in Trades

NAWIC Waikato Wāhine in Trades

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Vertical Horizons Training Centre

17 Brent Greig Lane


Hamilton, Waikato 3204

New Zealand

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What does the journey into construction and trades look like ? Our guest speakers will share their experience then have a go yourself !

About this event

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As the leading voice for women in the construction industry, we are always looking at innovative ways to grow and support our current members of NAWIC.

Wāhine In Trades is our way of starting a conversation around shared experience! What does the journey into construction and trades look like from beginning to ongoing career path? Come join us and hear our guest speakers share their own experience, followed by hands on activities at this amazing training venue.

Guest Speakers

Tina Potter – Roofing specialist

Liz Watson – Stone Roofing

Jade Thomas – NZ Women in Roofing Chair

Amy Fitzpatrick – Registered Electrican, owner of Pink Sparky Electrical

Harmony Pierce - Plumbing, Gas and Drain Laying Apprentice, DBC Building Services

Alice Rabbits – Electrical Engineering Apprentice, Kinetic Electrical


10.30am Te whakatuwheratanga, te powhiri ranei / VHNZ to open this event. Followed by presentations by speakers, with Q&A after.

11.30am Network & Nibbles

12.15pm Have a go !! Scissor lifts / Confined Spaces / Drive a Forklift / Roofing / harness up - Fall Arrest

2pm Closing of this event by VHNZ / Poroporoaki

Getting There - 17 Brent Greig Lane, off Tasman Road near Rotokauri and Te Rapa

Parking - park on road or on section directly next door to venue

Dress Code - Closed toe shoes and on a practical level - trousers

Nibbles provided

Tickets are limited so be sure to RSVP

Thank you to our sponsors:

Vertical Horizonz

ATT - Aprenticeship Training Trust

BCITO - Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

RANZ - Roofing Assocaition of New Zealand

NZWiR - New Zealand Women in Roofing

NAWIC - National Association of Women in Construction

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Thank you to our Event Sponsors

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