The National Association of Woodworkers NZ Inc.

“Promoting, fostering and encouraging art and craft in wood”

The National Association of Woodworkers NZ Incorporated brings together both amateur and professional people from all over New Zealand who are skilled in working with wood.

Safety Tips

Please have a look at these links for some useful safety tips.

Injury Reports

Please remember that the association is interested in any injury’s that occur in the works


The NAW AGM has been postponed until August/ September 2020.

Further details will be made available as soon as a new date has been comfirmed.

In these difficult times the NAW committee wishes all Woodworkers to stay safe.

Please listen to all the advice our Government, local authorities and your own clubs are relaying.

We look forward to a speedy resolution and the resumption of our Woodworking Club activities.

Be kind, be safe follow guidelines and take care!

The results of the Creative Wood Treeworkx competition for March 2020 are now available.

The Health and Safety pages have been updated and it is important for clubs to read this section.

Unfortunately the Neil Joynt tour planned for May has had to be postponed to a future date, dates to be confirmed (as we hope to do this later in the year)

See the work produced at the Hawkes Bay Turning Collaboration 2020

See the work produced at the Taranaki Woodcraft Festival 2019 in our gallery pages

The results for Kawerau 2019 are now available.

The Franklin Arts festival 2019

See the work produced at the 2019 Royal Easter Show on our

Check out the shop for the new NAW badge

The AGM minutes and Accounts are now available in the resources section.

Important new documents with regard to Health and Safety issues

Upcoming Events

  1. Manawatu Roundup

    July 17 @ 12:00 pm - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Edendale Experience

    August 14 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm

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