Welcome to the home page of the New Zealand Trainers’ Association, representing New Zealand licensed thoroughbred trainers for 40 years!

If you are looking for a trainer to help you choose a horse either at the sales or perhaps has one in their stable available, click the Cup icon below or for more indepth details on trainers, see if they have a full profile submitted of their facilities and services on the PROFILE tab. If you would like to see the latest Premiership figures, you can click Trainers' Premiership for a link to the NZ racing website. There is some information for those new to racing ownership on the NZ Thoroughbred Racing website: http://www.nzracing.co.nz/The-Guide/Ownership/Owning-a-racehorse.aspx

If you are a trainer and wish to see the latest newsletters, please click on the "For Trainers" section. To view the benefits of being a member, please click on "Benefits". Employment Compliance information and a list of possible staff is on the Employment page. Check out the Links page for access to our sponsors, industry organisations and direct contact with some of our suppliers who provide discounts to members. You can also be listed on the Trainers looking for Staff listing, and ads can be placed on your behalf.


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20 Mar 2019In light of what has occurred in Christchurch, and bearing in mind that this may impact on some of our people, attached is some information from Vitae (NZTR's Employee Assistance Programme provider). It includes some tips around supporting staff w
01 Mar 2019 IRD PAYE filing procedures From 1st April 2019 changes are being made to the way employers need to report PAYE to the IRD. The procedure will move from a monthly basis to reporting every payday. Payment of PAYE will still be monthly. For further i