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Girls with Hi-vis specialist trades events

Attendance Information

Girls with Hi-Vis events and their co-hosts cover a wide range of industries and roles allowing every event to be unique.

The event agendas are made available to provide you with more information on the event, including planned activities, locations, and clothing requirements.

While the clothing and PPE requirements vary based on the event, we ask that students wear closed-toe shoes (no Crocs or other sandal types), long sleeves, and long pants to all events.

Event information and their agendas can be found below, grouped by region. To register to attend an event, complete the form at the bottom of the page or follow the button below.

Registrations are now closed for 2024 events

Northern region


16 May | McKay | 80 Attendees


The McKay Girls with Hi-Vis event aims to captivate and enlighten young women to the various career possibilities within the electrotechnology industry. The event also serves as an opportunity to showcase the McKay group of companies, emphasizing the inclusivity, and diverse array of opportunities available for women across our company's. In order to sustain the attendees' interest and active participation, we have arranged for three hands-on activities throughout the day alongside presentations from various women within McKay working in different careers.

Central region

palmerston North

25 June | Toothill Services Ltd | 10 Attendees

Arrival - morning tea - karakia - H & S - Introduction. Teams will be split into two groups: group 1 with Natalie discussing the trades and employment, group 2 with Simon doing a hands on task (making and wiring a drift would side table lamp).12.00pm Lunch 12.30pm Teams swap 2.00pm Close out