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Trades West

Start your trade journey at NZMA Trades West. 

Our new purpose-built Trades campus is now open at Parrs Park in Oratia.  In partnership with Hoani Waititi Marae Trust, we offer trades training to people living in the marae community and the wider West Auckland area.

Whether you’re looking to start training as a builder, plumber & gasfitter or a painter & plasterer, NZMA Trades West is the place to be. It’s full of friendly faces and welcoming tutors and we’ll help you get work ready through practical, hands-on learning. 

Drop in to our friendly campus and see how we can help you move ahead in 2023.

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Trades West
Parrs Park, 443 West Coast Road, Oratia, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602
09-217 0500

Our Trades West Campus is located on West Coast Road in Oratia, Glen Eden, near the Parrs Park entrance to Hoani Waititi Marae.

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Featured in The UP 100 is Mereana Panui – Māori and Pacific Trades Training scholarship recipient.

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The exceptional achievements of NZMA Trades graduates are featured in NZ Plumber Magazine.

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