Welcome to the New Zealand Milking and Pumping Trade Assn. Inc an organization established in 1932 working to bring higher standards for equipment and workmanship to clients in the fields of milk harvesting, pumping and water application.

The primary activities of the NZMPTA are:
  • to develop and implement standards for the design and performance of the milk harvesting, pumping and water application industries
  • to foster training and competence development of members
  • to encourage ethical and professional trading practises of members
  • to promote the business interests of members involved in the sales and service in the fields of milk harvesting and water applications

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MPTA has been championing an apprenticeship programme for the dairy industry for many years and we are thrilled that a recognised programme is now finally in place - thanks to a partnership with industry training organisation Competenz. The result is New Zealand’s first nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification for Dairy Engineers titled the New Zealand Certificate in Dairy Systems (Engineering) with strands in Milking Systems and Pumping Systems. Click Here

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Milking Machine and Water Pump Technician - New Plymouth

We have a full-time position for someone to join our team based in the centre of New Plymouth. The ...
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For specialist training in the milk harvesting, pumping and water sectors
PO Box 10514, Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241   Ph: (027) 449 7402, Fax: (07) 929 2857, Email: info@nzmpta.co.nz