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.

Congratulations to the following winners of the NAW and Affiliated Clubs New Zealand wide fundraising raffle.

Mike Noone from Northland Club won 1st prize of the Orion Nova Lathe worth $4399 sponsored by Carbatec and Nova.

Ian Summersby from Gisborne Woodturners Group 2nd prize of a $200 Carbatec voucher, An NAW Polo and NAW Membership to 31 March 2022

Clive Williams from Kapiti Woodworkers Guild won 3rd prize of an NAW Polo and NAW Membership to 31 March 2022

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


See some pictures of the 2020 Taupo jamboree

See some pictures of the 2019 Taupo jamboree

See the work produced at the Hawkes Bay Turning Collaboration 2021

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

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

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. Scrollsaw Workshop

    April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Waiora Turn Inn

    April 16 @ 12:00 pm - April 18 @ 1:30 pm
  3. Taupo Jamboree

    April 30 @ 9:00 am - May 2 @ 3:00 pm
  4. Central Districts Woodwork Expo

    May 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Manawatu Roundup

    July 9 @ 12:00 pm - July 11 @ 4:00 pm
  6. Participation

    October 29 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 3:00 pm
  7. Taranaki Woodcraft Festival

    November 27 @ 10:00 am - November 28 @ 3:00 pm

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