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central north island region's top carpentry apprentice announced

19 August 2017
Carpentry apprentice Atigiapa Meyrick has been named the Central North Island Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year.
 
The 23-year-old from Palmerston North trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Isles Construction Limited. 
 

Judges said that Atigiapa’s enthusiasm and preparation played a major role in his win. Read more


 

Competition building as top tradies step up to the challenge

7 April 2017

Entries for the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year have now closed, with more than 160 apprentices entering from across the country. They will go head to head for the sought-after title and share of more than $100,000 worth of prizes.

New Zealand is currently facing its biggest ever building boom. The Government is investing $14.4 million in industry training over the next four years to help fill the nationwide construction skills shortage so this competition comes at the perfect time to highlight the urgent need for more apprentices. Read more

 

Search is on for NZ’s top carpentry apprentice

10 April 2017

Carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand are being called to show their skills and compete in the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year.

This year’s competition is bound to be one of the toughest yet, as New Zealand’s construction and building boom continues. With one in five new jobs created in the next three years’ forecast to be in construction*, an apprenticeship in the trades offers significant opportunities. Read more


Palmerston North carpentry apprentice wins national award! (Media Release)

4 Nov 2016

Callum Bryson from Palmerston North has been named the country’s top carpentry apprentice,taking out the title of Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year at this year’s national competition.


Tauranga's Ethan Inglis to compete in national apprentice awards

2 Nov

Mr Inglis, 22, who works for Skilled Building Solutions and trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation, won the regional Bay of Plenty/Central Plateau competition to take part in the nation awards.


Wade builds on chosen career with second place at apprentice competition 

31 Oct

Wade Puklowski, 23, was awarded second place at the Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year national competition held in Auckland last week.


Top Carpentry Apprentices go head to head!

 31 Oct

The top carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand will go head to head this Friday 4 November, competing for the title of Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.


Nelson clean sweep at top of the south apprentice awards

14  Sept

A high level of maturity and industry knowledge has seen Nelson's Wade Puklowski named the upper South Island's apprentice of the year. The 23 year-old carpentry apprentice trained at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) and is employed by Coman Construction.


 Howickian judged one of Auckland's top carpentry apprentices

12  Sept

Howick resident Matt Hendl? stood out in a recent carpentry competition. The 25-year-old placed second in the Auckland Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year contest, after spending four and a half years in the industry.
Kadin Murray, of Pokeno, and Kees van Lieshout, from Pukekohe, won the first and third places respectively.


 Morrinsville man named building apprentice of the year

10  Sept

Carpentry apprentice Ryan Tesselaar has been named the Waikato Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. 
The 21-year-old from Morrinsville trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Foster Construction.

 


 Waikato region's top carpentry apprentice announced

 10  Sept

Carpentry apprentice Ryan Tesselaar has been named the Waikato Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. The 21 year-old from Morrinsville trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Foster Construction.


 Upper South Island region’s top carpentry apprentice announced!

10  Sept

Carpentry apprentice Wade Puklowski has been named the Upper South Island Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.

The 23 year-old from Nelson trained through the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) and is employed by Coman Construction.


Upper Hutt's Andrew Press takes top apprentice builder award

6 Sept

Andrew Press  the top carpentry apprentice in the Wellington and Wairarapa region. Press was named Wellington Wairarapa Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year on September 2.


Bay of Plenty Central Plateau region’s top carpentry apprentice announced!

5 Sept

Carpentry apprentice Ethan Inglis has been named the Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.


 WELLINGTON WAIRARAPA REGION's top carpentry Apprentice announced!

5 Sept

Carpentry apprentice Andrew Press has been named the Wellington Wairarapa Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. 

The 24-year-old from Upper Hutt trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Hutt City Builders.


Hat trick for Western Bay at apprentice of the year awards

 3 Sept 2016

Three Western Bay of Plenty apprentices took out first, second and third at the top regional carpentry competition.

 

Tauranga apprentice Ethan Inglis was named Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year, held last night in Tauranga.


Auckland REGION’S TOP CARPENTRY APPRENTICE ANNOUNCED!

 30 Aug 2016
Carpentry apprentice Kadin Murray has been named the Auckland Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. 

 

The 20 year-old from Pokeno trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Licensed Renovations

 


Central North Island region’s top carpentry apprentice announced!

29 August

Carpentry apprentice Callum Bryson has been named the Central North Island Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. The 24 year-old from Palmerston North trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by McMillan & Lockwood PN Limited.

 


Northern region’s top carpentry apprentice announced!

19 Aug 2016

Carpentry apprentice Toby Chapman-Smith has been named the Northern Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year. 

The 27 year-old from Auckland’s North Shore trained through the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and is employed by Court Construction.

Central South Island region’s top carpentry apprentice announced!

25 Aug 2016
Carpentry apprentice Jono Blakely has been named the Central South Island Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.


Hawke’s Bay East Coast region’s top carpentry apprentice announced! 

19 Aug 2016

Carpentry apprentice Jake Pardoe has been named the Hawke’s Bay East Coast Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.


Southern region’s top carpentry apprentice announced! 

19 aug 2016

Carpentry apprentice Ben Bringans has been named the Southern Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.  


Competition builds as aprentices are put to the test

20 June 2016

Entries for the Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year have now closed, with 164 apprentices from around New Zealand set to compete for the sought-after title and share of more than $100,000 worth of prizes


Breakfast tv's sean hogan visits wellington builder and apprentices to check out their skills

9 June 2016

Check out Breakfast's Sean Hogan who visits Wellington builder Martin Goulden and his apprentices to give some carpentry a go. RMB Carters Apprentice of the Year entries close today - but Sean won't be entering!


A boost of confidence for award winner

10 May 2016

Troy Matheson of Redmond Builders was overjoyed when he was awarded first place at the Hawke’s Bay East Coast Registered Master Builders 2015 Apprentice of the Year competition. The 23 year old from Napier said his confidence has grown significantly since winning the award. 


competition boosts skills of apprentices

21 April 2016


Last year's regional winner of the Registered Master Builders Carters Apprentice of the Year is encouraging others to step forward.


 search begins for NZ's top carpentry apprentice

4th April 2016

Carpentry apprentices from around the country are being called to show off their talent and passion for the trades by competing in the Registered Master Builders Carters 2016 Apprentice of the Year.


nelson carpentry apprentice wins national award

9 October 2015

Shaun Campbell, from the Upper South Island region, has been named the country’s top carpentry apprentice, taking out the national award at the Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year competition.

 


 

Important Dates

Important Dates 

  • Entries opened for 2017 on Monday 10 April
  • Entries closed Tuesday 6 June 2017
  • July and August – Regional Judging and Interviews
  • August and September – Regional Awards Events
  • National Judging and Awards in Auckland Thursday 2 and Friday 3 November 2017 (practical building challenge)
  • Heads up meetings – click here for details

Regional Awards Events:

  • Northern & Auckland - Fri 25 Aug
  • Waikato & Bay of Plenty Central Plateau - Fri 25 Aug 
  • Hawke's Bay / East Coast - Fri 25 Aug
  • Central North Island - Fri 18 Aug
  • Lower North -  Fri 1 Sept
  • Upper South Island - Fri 8 Sept
  • Central South Island - Thur 24 Aug
  • Southern - Fri 8 Sept

    To view venue and RSVP information click here for details

For more information contact:

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