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April 10th, 2015

Saluting our 2014 printing industry apprentices

The five finalists for the 2014 Apprentice of the Year Award, announced at graduations this month, are exactly the types of people print businesses need on their payroll if they’re...

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April 09th, 2015

WorldSkills: helping talented young tradespeople hone their skills

For 23 young Kiwi tradespeople, including Competenz apprentices Michael Benson and Stacy Smyth, competing at next week’s inaugural WorldSkills Oceania Competition in Hamilton is a chance to join the national...

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March 31st, 2015

Introducing Competenz Journalism Assessor Catherine Masters

Catherine Masters is a Competenz assessor for the National Diploma in Applied Journalism. She has been a journalist for almost thirty years.

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March 31st, 2015

Signmaking apprentice of the year 2015

Saturday 25 April sees the New Zealand sign industry recognise the top apprentice in signmaking from the 2014 calendar year.

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March 31st, 2015

Canon Media Awards 2015

22 May 2015, SkyCity Convention Centre

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March 31st, 2015

Print Industry Apprentice Awards 2015

16 April, Cardboard Cathedral, Christchurch22 April, Heritage Hotel, Auckland

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February 27th, 2015

Trainee Receives Surprise Acknowledgment

Newly qualified apprentice at high-precision technical moulding company Millennium Plastics Ltd, Vene Manutai-Esau, had the surprise of his life when he was awarded his trade certificate by Prime Minister John Key.

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February 24th, 2015

2015 Young Bread Baker of the Year

Judging for the top young bread baker in New Zealand took place in Auckland yesterday with Nathan Roberts from Goodman Fielder in Auckland being declared winner of the 2015 'Young...

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February 23rd, 2015

Apprentice profile: Chad Whitehead

Juggling an apprenticeship and hockey training – to try to make the Black Sticks – isn’t always easy, but 22 year old Chad Whitehead is “pretty happy” with the choice...

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February 17th, 2015

Celebrating the people who grew skills, careers and businesses in 2014

We’ve rounded up some of our industries’ achievements and successes from 2014 for you to enjoy. 

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