2019 HVAC&R Industry Apprentice of the Year Competition (incorporating the Wallie Askew Prize and Trophy)

The National competitions were held in April around the country to secure the national finalists.

Six of the best will be competing at the National Competition at the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane in Auckland.

Congratulations to our six finalists.


George Bailey

George Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Trevor Duff Thermal Solutions Auckland
Andrew Hanson White Refrigeration Auckland
Jason Meyer Excel Refrigeration Waikato
Nik Lloyd-Smith Cool Ray Air Conditioning Auckland
Te Rerenga Wetere Powerchill Waikato

The competition will commence in conjunction with the HVAC&R Trade Exhibition and Industry Conference midday Wednesday 1 May at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, Auckland, in Pavilion 3 and conclude midday Friday 3 May.

You can view the competition and support your fellow industry mates in action on Thursday 2 May from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and or Friday 3 May from 9:00 am - midday.

The results across those dates will be announced Friday 3 May, at the Formal Dinner and Awards Evening at the Novotel in Ellerslie.

Free parking available at the ASB Showgrounds.

If you would like to attend please register your interest by visiting here to pre-register as a visitor

Look forward to seeing you there.