Meet Colleen, Her Majesty
“Doctors, Lawyers and Builders can all do amazing things while on their periods Dave.”
Known affectionately as ‘Her Majesty’, for the last 25 years, Colleen has been leading the charge to get more women into the trades, especially plumbing, drainlaying and gas fitting. Colleen is General Manager and Director of Lower Hutt plumbing firm Hutt Gas and Plumbing. She busts myths and gives some practical advice on how to get it right for women on site.
Tools and Resources
Links to organisations, initiatives and training providers
There is so much great work going on in the Trades to support Women to start and continue successful.
TradeCareers Insights Research
TradeCareers’ pioneering Insights Research, reveals the barriers New Zealand women face when entering the building, construction and infrastructure industries.