Masters of Commercial and Residential Interior Systems



AWCI New Zealand is a member of the Association of Wall & Ceiling Industries of NZ & Australia Inc. Member groups are: New South Wales & ACT, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, West Australia and New Zealand.

AWCI ANZ is a grouping of Building Industry organisations, including contractors, tradesmen, trainees, manufacturers and suppliers, established to represent the interests of members for the installation of ceiling, wall and lining sheeting systems and related products.

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The New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors’ Federation Incorporated is an umbrella group representing the interests of specialist trade contractor groups. The list of members can be found here.

The New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors’ Federation Incorporated was established in 1997 to represent the interests of subcontractors and specialty trades in the building and construction industry in industry-wide issues.

The Federation has taken a lead role in educating on the law change, is an active member of the NZ Construction Industry Council, and represents views of subcontractor organisations in legislation including the Building Act and the review of insolvency law. The Federation also has representatives on the boards of Building Research and other pan-industry organisations.

Graham Burke, Executive Member of Scaffolding, Access and Rigging NZ Inc. was elected President for 2012 – 2014. Graham’s contact details are:

The Federation is serviced by Marja Verkerk as executive officer. Marja’s email address is:


EMA is New Zealand’s pre-eminent business association and for over 100 years we have partnered with New Zealand businesses to help them grow, be confident, and seek out new networks and new markets. We provide our members with a real competitive market advantage – they are better inform ed, able to engage with government, and the first to know about market trends and changes. Being a part of the EMA community means access to free legal advice, quarterly market briefings, national wage and salary information, employment law guides, export opportunities, targeted business training, and the opportunity to be the voice of New Zealand business.

Your participation in the EMA is part of a much wider community: We answer 40,000 calls a year and offer practical employment advice right there and then on the phone. Over 9,500 people attend our update seminars annually – staying ahead of every business related legislative change. Our members download over 56,000 employment guides from the EMA website each year – choosing from 125 easy-to-use guides on key legal topics written in plain English. Finally, over 10,000 people attend our training and events, including major national events such as Thrive International.

While our head office is in Auckland, we also have offices and consultants in Hamilton and Tauranga, and consultants in Whangarei, Taupo and Rotorua. For more info visit


Site Safe is a national not-for-profit membership based organisation, established in 1999.

We are an industry-wide organisation dedicated to promoting a culture of health and safety to prevent deaths and injuries across New Zealand’s construction and related industries. We have an extensive network through our membership, partnerships, industry groups, and nationwide team of Health, Safety and Environmental Advisors.

Our origins are in the construction sector and our roots are in health and safety. We exist to provide best practice safety leadership, behaviour and systems to support a positive change to the culture of health and safety in the New Zealand construction industry.

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The Fibrous Plaster Association (New Zealand) is a group of Fibrous Plaster manufacturers, suppliers, tradesmen and contractors. They are here to represent the interests of members and the public in all aspects relating to what fibrous plaster can do.

With their combined years of expertise you can rest assured that when dealing with their members, you are getting the best Fibrous Plastering solution.

Importantly for all customers of Fibrous Plaster, the combined products and services of their members is the most extensive of any available in New Zealand. There is no need to shop elsewhere as their membership will supply and deliver on your request every time.

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New Zealand’s largest provider of building and construction trade apprenticeships

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) provides apprenticeship and supervisor qualifications for the New Zealand building and construction industry.

We are appointed by the government to develop professional qualifications and set standards for the industry. Learn more about BCITO.



AWCI Includes Contractors, Tradesmen, Manufacturers and Suppliers


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The Association was formed in 1992 as the Interior Systems Association