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Entries for 2024 have closed. 

Here are all the important dates you need for the 2024 compeition:


Regional Awards 2024


Auckland and Northern Thursday 5 September 

Te Kawau Room
Akarana Events Centre

6.00pm - 9.30pm

Bay of Plenty and Central Plateau Wednesday 28 August

Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Waikato Thursday 29 August

The Verandah

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Central North Island Friday 6 September

Palmerston North Conference Centre

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Lower North Island Friday 6 September

Boulcott's Farm Heritage Golf Club

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Upper South Island Friday 9 August 

Renwick Events Centre

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Thursday 22 August Hagley Oval

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern  Friday 23 August

Location TBC 

6.00pm - 8.00pm


Please note: the dress code for all regional award events is smart casual.


Heads up meetings are sessions held around the country where you can find out more about the competition. They are perfect for apprentices who are looking to enter and employers who are keen to enter their apprentices into the competition either this year or in future years. You can get tips on entering from past winners and judges from your region. Check out the dates for the regions here.

Please note: not all regions host a heads up meeting. Get in touch with your regional branch to find out more. 

National Judging and Awards

The two-day national event for 2024 will take place on 7 and 8 November 2024. It will include interviews, a practical event, and the National Awards Gala dinner.

Members of the public can attend the National Practical Competition on Thursday 7 November at Eventfinda Stadium, co-located at CONZTRUCT Auckland North

Check out the winners for 2023 here

CONZTRUCT is New Zealand's largest travelling construction trade show and attracts thousands of builders, architects, designers, and other trade professionals to  16 annual events nationwide. Each event covers the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, and the exhibition includes showcasing a diverse range of products and services from the industry’s brand leaders. There’s plenty of food and drinks and lots of interactive activities, including demonstrations, stand competitions and industry updates.


For more information contact:

Registered Master Builders
Contact us: 0800 762 328

Owned By Registered Master Builders

Principal Partner Carters

Event Partners   BCITO