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Supporting fresh talent

This is the 17th year we’ve been the principal sponsor of the Registered Master Builders’ Apprentice of the Year competition.

​​​​​​​Apprentice of the Year recognises excellence among carpentry apprentices and raises awareness of career opportunities in the building and construction industry.​​​

2021 RMB Apprentice of the Year

Jarred Badham has come out on top

Congratulations to Jarred Badham who has been named the country’s top carpentry apprentice, taking out the title of Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2021 Apprentice of the Year!

Well done to Hayden Lambert, who came in second and to Joshua Fraser, who was awarded third place.

Thank you to all the Apprentices for their commitment and passion for the industry and we wish you the best for the a successful future.

Check out some of the competition shots below:

Congratulations to our 2021 Regional Winners

Northern - Kaya Hilaire - Houseworks
Auckland - Joshua Fraser - Craft Renovations
Waikato - Hayden Lambert - SJR Builders
Bay of Plenty / Central Plateau - Kaleb Hyndman - Calley Homes
Central North Island / East Coast - Jarred Badham - Nailing it
East Coast / Hawke's Bay - Matthew Hilson - Kuma Construction
Lower North Island - Jayson Su - Cremer Construction
Upper South Island - Finn Eden - Tasman Homes Nelson
Central South Island - Phillip Jamieson
Southern - Samuel Morris - McFarlane Building Wanaka

Highlights from 2020

Apprentice of the Year 2020_National
Video courtesy of Registered Master Builders Association.

CARTERS are proud to partner with the following suppliers for AOY: