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Join the Māori Trades Network

It is our aim to raise the profile of Māori Trade Leadership in the Canterbury region and its value and benefits to our communities, landscape and future.

Please register on the He Toki Māori Trade Network and, with your help, we will be able to:

  • Provide information on opportunities and support available within the trade industries.
  • Support your staff and whānau to identify pathways and learning opportunities to gain qualifications.
  • Inform you of current industry news, including registration and certification requirements.
  • Provide networking opportunities of other Māori trades professionals within different trade industries.
  • Mentor the next generation of Māori tradespeople in Canterbury.
  • Inspire new Māori leadership in trades.
  • Provide information on work experience and apprenticeship opportunities.

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