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August 30th, 2018

Forestry programme a ‘win-win’ for all

This is a media release from Eastland Wood Council.  

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August 24th, 2018

Parents urged to take trades seriously

Parents and teachers of school leavers need to start taking careers in trades seriously as teens are missing out on genuine opportunities to avoid student loans and get ahead.

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August 21st, 2018

Proud moment for apprentice of the year Louisa

Years of hard work and dedication have paid off for signmaker Louisa Jessop who was named Apprentice of the Year at the annual industry awards in Auckland recently.

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August 20th, 2018

Earn and learn is the smart choice for school leavers

School leavers who engage in apprenticeships and trades training are making a smart choice which will set them up for a lucrative and rewarding future.The national “Got A Trade? Got...

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August 15th, 2018

Cellarhand qualification turns a job into a career

Marlborough lab technician and cellarhand Rylee Funk is the first person to graduate with a national qualification designed to upskill workers in the Kiwi wine industry.  

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July 03rd, 2018

Troy takes out Apprentice of the Year

Troy Davies from Bushline Forest Harvesting was named Apprentice of the Year at the 2018 Southern North Island Wood Council Awards.

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July 03rd, 2018

Plastic fantastic – Sistema wins Training Company of the Year

Auckland’s Sistema Plastics was named Plastics Training Company of the Year at the recent New Zealand Plastics Industry Annual Conference in Rotorua.

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June 27th, 2018

Learning never stops for Trainee of the Year

Timaru man Glen Paul was named Forestry Trainee of the Year (Harvesting) at the 2018 Southern Wood Council Forestry Awards ceremony held recently in Dunedin.

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June 25th, 2018

Trades focus at Tuia Te Ako 2018

Ako Aotearoa’s Māori Education Hui is on from 1-3 August 2018 at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau, Auckland.

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June 22nd, 2018

Plastics Apprentice of the Year shows passion

Robyn Rawson, who works at Profile Polymers in Hamilton, was named Plastics Apprentice of the Year at the recent New Zealand Plastics Industry Annual Conference in Rotorua.

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