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Team New Zealand



Photo: The Kiwi team that competed at the WorldSkills Oceania Competition at the closing ceremony at Wintec in Hamilton on Friday night (17 April).

Member Organization

WorldSkills New Zealand is an independent, non‐profit charitable trust founded in 1986, dedicated to encouraging young people to excel in vocational skills. This is achieved through exposure to competitions at regional, national and international levels.

Team Leader Contact

Rick Anderson

Press Contact

Sally Gray
Operations Manager, WSNZ




Amelia Addis

Nick Bastiaansen
Industrial Mechanics Millwright

Michael Benson
Sheet Metal Technology


Adam de Pass
Plumbing and Heating

David Fox
Autobody Repair

Michael Good



Nadine Gratton

Matty Hull

Chelcie Kuriger
Automobile Technology


Christopher Robertson
Aircraft Maintenance

Cameron Shailer
Electrical Installations



Stacy Smyth

Luke Tahurangi
Car Painting

Timothy Wightman
Graphic Design Technology

Skills with Competitors

  • Floristry
  • Industrial Mechanics Millwright
  • Sheet Metal Technology
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Autobody Repair
  • Joinery
  • Hairdressing
  • Carpentry
  • Automobile Technology
  • Cooking
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Electrical Installations
  • Welding
  • Car Painting
  • Graphic Design Technology