Meet women in the industry
Check out these interviews with these inspiring trailblazing women in the trades, and get advice from those before you.
Meet Jordy, Apprentice Builder
“I love working outside, I love working with the boys and I love bringing my creativity to the job.”
Meet Sarah, CE of the Crane Association NZ
“The trades offer so much variety, it’s not all about getting on the tools.”
Meet Liz, Qualified Roof Installer
From pouring asphalt to roofing, Liz Watson knows a thing or two about being a wahine in the trades.
Meet Grace & Holly, Project Manager & Industrial Designer
Grace and Holly are sisters working in the family business, Ferndale.
Meet Joy, Apprentice Builder
Born and raised in the Samoan village of Salelologa Savai’i, Joy’s ultimate dream is to help and provide for her family and be a good example for her younger siblings.
Tools and Resources
TradeCareers Insights Research
TradeCareers’ pioneering Insights Research, reveals the barriers New Zealand women face when entering the building, construction and infrastructure industries.
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.