Regional competitions are held every two years. Competitors must not be older than 21 years of age in the year of regional and national competitions. Skills with recognised exceptions are Aircraft Maintenance, Manufacturing Team Challenge, Mechatronics, and Network Cabling.

For 2018, competitions in different skills will be held in the following regions:

Waikato, 21 AprilWintec

  • Automobile Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Welding

 

Contact: Roland Spirig

 

Southland / Invercargill, 27 AprilSIT

  • Automobile Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Welding

 

Contact: Glenys McKenzie

 

Canterbury, 18 MayARA

  • Automobile Technology
  • Baking
  • Car Painting
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cooking
  • Graphic Design Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright (19 May)
  • Restaurant Service
  • Web Design and Development (28 July)
  • Welding

 

Contact: Phil Agnew

 

Wellington 19 MayWelTec

  • Automobile Technology
  • Car Painting
  • Cloud Computing (c/o Whitiereia)
  • Graphic Design Technology (c/o Yoobee Design School)
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright (General Engineering)
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Website Design and Development (c/o Yoobee Design School) 28 July
  • Welding

 

Wellington contact: Vaughan Crimmins

Whitireia contact: Sara Bilal

Yoobee contact: Sherein Abdel-Al

 

NZDF, 19 May – Linton Army Camp

  • Automobile Technology
  • Car Painting
  • Carpentry
  • Cooking
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright (General Engineering)
  • Restaurant Service
  • Welding

 

NZDF contact: Malcolm Whinham

 

Northland, 16 June – NorthTec

  • Automobile Technology
  • Baking
  • Carpentry
  • Cooking
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright (General Engineering)
  • Restaurant Service
  • Welding

 

Contact: Gareth Edwards

 

Auckland, 23 June – MIT

  • Automobile Technology
  • Baking (9 June)
  • Car Painting
  • Carpentry
  • Cloud Computing (c/o Unitec)
  • Composite Technology
  • Cooking (22 June)
  • Restaurant Service

 

Contact: Malcolm Whinham

 

Midlands (Bay of Plenty, Gisborne), 7 JulyToi Ohomai

  • Automobile Technology
  • Baking
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Welding

 

Contact: Brian Dillon

 

Central (Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Napier, Wanganui)UCOL

  • Automobile Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cooking
  • Graphic Design Technology
  • Joinery
  • Welding

 

Contact: Nicky van der Burgh

 

Nelson/MarlboroughNMIT

  • Aircraft Maintenance (Blenheim)
  • Automobile Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cooking
  • Graphic Design Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Restaurant Service

 

Contact: Justin Carter

 

Otago, 21 JulyOtago Polytechnic

  • Automobile Technology
  • Carpentry (21 April)
  • Cooking (16 May)
  • Graphic Design Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Web Design and Development (28 July)
  • Welding

 

Contact: Mike Waddell