• March 20, 2017
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    WorldSkills NZ and WelTec celebrate the hard work of good people

    WorldSkills New Zealand and WelTec celebrate the significant contribution of long-serving staff volunteers. With a combined service of well over a century, WelTec staff volunteers champion the goals and activities of WorldSkills by being mentors, coaches, managers and experts […]

  • March 17, 2017
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    Carey’s Sparky Way to Success

    “World skills was a great experience. I worked hard (mostly), learnt a lot, and met great people.” It was in 2001 when Carey Thomassen joined the MB Electrical team as an electrical apprentice and tradesman, which led him to take […]

  • March 8, 2017
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    Not Just Another Grease Girl

    She’s a grease girl — that is, a qualified automotive technician. She competed against the best in her trade at Oceania and the WorldSkills International Competition in 2015 in Sao Paulo. She came on top of a national driving […]

  • March 7, 2017
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    Female Plumbers: Shaping the Industry

    (Left) Jade Winter, (middle) Nikita Ward, and (right) Phoebe Coers all competed in the 2016 WorldSkills New Zealand National Competition   Plumbers are never short of a job in NZ, and as these three young women have proven it, […]

  • March 6, 2017
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    WSNZ Goes HeforShe

    WorldSkills announced on 1 March that the organisation endorses HeForShe – a solidarity movement for gender equality led by the United Nations. WorldSkills New Zealand supports this vital push for gender equality in vocational education and skilled professions. In line with […]

  • February 28, 2017
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    One Team, One Goal

    The training camp held 24-27 February 2017 was a success. Competitors, skill experts, and the WorldSkills New Zealand leadership worked together as one team working towards one goal. This was a change for everyone to get to know each other and […]

  • January 20, 2017
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    Give a Little Pages Launched

    As a growing not-for-profit, are funds are not enough to cover the costs of running regional and national competitions, as well as training competitors and sending them and their respective skill experts to represent New Zealand in international competitions. […]

  • October 3, 2016
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    Winners of WorldSkills 2016 National Competition Announced

    WorldSkills New Zealand announced today winners of an intensive two-day national competition held at the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec). The 2016 WorldSkills New Zealand 2016 National Competition saw 67 regional competition finalists from across the country showcase their […]