Joinery apprentices applauded for fantastic work

Announced at the Master Joiners Awards Dinner held recently, were the winners in the NZ Master Joiners Apprentice Awards competition.

Sponsored by Master Joiners, NZ Panels Group, Joiners Magazine, Nelson Pine Industries and BCITO, the apprentice competition was open to all joinery apprentices in New Zealand.  To enter apprentices were asked to present an individual project with a minimum of 80% of the work completed entirely on their own.

We’re pleased to congratulate the following 2018 competition winners.

Best Fitment Under 2 Years - Brett Miller, Christie Builders & Joiners, Napier

Best Timber Project Under 2 Years – Logan van der Meer, Molloy Joinery, Napier

Best Timber Project Over 2 years – Dylan Parsons, McNaughton Windows & Doors, Auckland

Judged highest for workmanship and Skill - Brett Miller, Christie Builders & Joiners, Napier

People's Choice Award Under 2 Years - Brett Miller, Christie Builders and Joiners, Napier

People's Choice Award Over 2 Years -  Sonja Mans, Seaboard Joinery, Auckland

Let’s also say thanks to the employers who support these apprentices who were also applauded on the night.

This year the Gordon Caulfield Memorial Trophy for the employer of the apprentice with the highest scoring points in the Over 2 years category, who is a member of Master Joiners, was awarded to Andrew Riley, McNaughton Windows & Doors, Auckland.

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