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Celebrating our South Island trade subcontractors

15 June 2023
The Switched On Housing Trade Awards recognise our outstanding subcontractors helping us deliver Te Mahi Ngātahi

At Switched On Housing, we firmly believe in the power of partnership and the role our subcontractors play in delivering an exceptional experience for our customers. To show our appreciation, we host the annual Switched On Housing Trade Awards at our Trade Forums across the regions where we deliver maintenance on Kāinga Ora properties. These awards recognise and acknowledge the outstanding contributions our trades make through their mahi every single day.

Outstanding Trade Business

This award is presented to the company in each region that goes above and beyond for our customers and Switched On Housing. They're a team who have each other’s backs and are aligned with the Switched On values - continuously going above and beyond to enhance people's environments.

Our 2023 Outstanding Trade Business recipients are...

ŌTAUTAHI (CHRISTCHURCH) Wayland Property Maintenance


Outstanding Tradesperson

This award is presented to a tradie who goes the extra km to provide a great experience for our customers; someone who consistently produces quality work, supports others and lives by our values.

Our 2023 Outstanding Tradesperson recipients are...


Outstanding Trades Rookie

A trade who has started working on Te Mahi Ngātahi in the past 12 months who has hit the ground running, shown great potential and is passionate about their work.

Our 2023 Outstanding Trade Rookie recipients are...

ŌTAUTAHI (CHRISTCHURCH) Mohit Wadhwa Moni Services

Outstanding H&S Advocate

A person who champions correct Health and Safety protocols on their worksites, prioritises H&S first in their work, and has shown strong H&S work practices.

Our 2023 Outstanding H&S Advocate recipients are...

ŌTAUTAHI (CHRISTCHURCH) Jared Donald The Tree People


Congratulations to all our 2023 Trade Award winners in the South Island. It's a privilege to work alongside trades who take such pride in their work and show true dedication to providing a quality service to our Kāinga Ora customers. 

We're always looking for hardworking subbies to help deliver Te Mahi Ngātahi in Ōtautahi-Christchurch, Te Tai o Poutini-West Coast, Whakatū-Nelson and Te Tauihu-o-te-waka-Marlborough. If you'd like to know more about how you can sign on as a subcontractor, click HERE.