About NZWiR

Welcome to New Zealand Women in Roofing (NZWiR) an independent association to support women in the roofing industry Incorporated 2019.

Education • Mentoring • Networking • Recruiting

New Zealand Women in Roofing is a not for profit volunteer based organisation that supports and enhances the careers of women within the roofing industry.

We provide networking, mentoring, education and recruitment opportunities from the rooftop to the office. For the young professional at the start of her career to the seasoned manager.

Through our commitment to connect and empower woman in roofing, we contribute to the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry in New Zealand.

Our Key Pillars


Create high-quality learning programs and experiences for men and women to build successful businesses and careers in roofing.


Mentor and empower women in the roofing industry to achieve excellence in their chosen careers


Provide opportunities to inter-act with women in the roofing industry, creating strong, long-lasting and supportive networks.


Reach beyond traditional recruitment strategies to attract and hire women who will bring diverse backgrounds, talents and experiences to the roofing industry.

Board & Committee Members


Debbie Wickliffe

Committee Member

Olivia Larson


Levern Thomas


Marina Ralph

Committee Member

Sophia Kahukura

Committee Member

Elizsabeth Watson

Committee Member

Marcia Hintz

Committee Member

Rebekah Fraser

Committee Member

Deb Brown

Committee Member

Gen Znarok

Committee Member

Laura Cross 

Board Advisor

Jenny Maxwell

Board Advisor

Jade Thomas