Our Industry

Specialist trade contractors are the backbone of the building and construction industry, and are critical to New Zealand’s economic growth and the Christchurch rebuild. 

The Specialist Trade Contractors Federation is an umbrella group of organisations, representing a wide range of specialist trades, including electrical; painting, plumbing; gasfitting; drainlaying; scaffolding; heating and ventilation; reinforcing; roofing; precast concrete; ceilings; walls and linings. See our member listings for a full list.

Our industry operates under two key pieces of legislation and their regulations:

The Subcontract Agreement SA-2009 has been superceded with the Subcontract Agreement SA-2017