Student Life @ NZMA

From student success stories to news & open day dates. Check out what life is like at NZMA.

A child’s wish brings NZMA and community together

At NZMA, we believe in fixing your own backyard before you try to fix the world, that’s why our Trades South Campus got behind granting the wish of 13-year-old Thamilini based in Auckland.

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NZMA National Open Day

Jun 8, 2023


Get ready for a fun day out at our NZMA campuses! It’s time for you to try your hand in some of our amazing courses.

Tevita uses skills to help troubled youth

Success Stories

Motivated to help troubled youth, Tevita decided to pursue a career in early childhood education with NZMA.

Jordan makes move to Auckland to pursue hospitality

Success Stories

Jordan Harrison has secured a bright future in the industry with NZMA.

NZMA teams up with Olympian Rob Waddell


School Sponsorship Programme launches to support South Auckland schools.

NZMA marae-based training makes headlines

Trades West

NZ Plumber Magazine showcases how the partnership between NZMA Trades West and Hoani Waititi Marae is forging pathways for the local community.

Trades Whangarei Open Day

Mar 9, 2023

Trades Whangārei

Come and see what student life is like at our Trades Whangarei Open Day.

Supernan learning to become a builder

Success Stories

Featured in The UP 100 is Liz Nicholls – 75-years-old grandmother and trades student.

NZMA awarded Category 1 rating by NZQA


The recent external evaluation and review process undertaken by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority has ranked NZMA as a Category 1 provider – the highest rating available.

Mereana joins growing number of women in trades

Success Stories

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