Trainee of the Year


First presented in 2007, this award is intended to recognise hard work, aptitude and a keen desire to advance a career in the water industry.

An employer can nominate a trainee who is currently involved in an NZQA approved course applicable to any aspect of the water industry.


Nomination

An employer can nominate a trainee who is working full time in an operational capacity and currently involved in an NZQA approved course applicable to any aspect of the water industry.

The nominator is to forward a word file containing the following information:

  • the nominators name, organisation and contact details;
  • the nominated trainees name, organisation and contact details; and
  • a maximum of 250 words explaining why the trainee is an appropriate recipient of the award.

Entries or inquiries are to be directed to by 5pm Friday, 27 July:

Amy Aldrich
Water New Zealand
DDI: +64 4 495 08954
Email: amy.aldrich@waternz.org.nz


Judging

All entries will be assessed by a panel of three judges.

The judges reserve the right to not offer the award. The judge's decision will be final.


Prize

The total value of the prize package is $2500.00. 

Recipients of this Award

2018
Shaun Devlin, Veolia Water
2017 
Daemn Hunter, Watercare 
2016 
Matt Salle, Veolia 


2015
Aaron Green, Downer NZ
2014

Karl Warner, Downer

2013

John Miles, Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant

2012

Mathew Jamieson, Veolia Water, Thames Coromandal

2011

Brendon Richards, Inghams Enterprises (NZ) Pty Ltd

2010

Jeremy Harris, Network Operator at United Water in Queenstow

2009

Paul Helm

2008

Craig Wilson of Waimate District Council

2007

James Morgan from Waimakariri District Council