May 11th, 2015

Got a Trade Week 2015 - (21-28 August)

Got a Trade Week 2015 is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of workplace qualifications among jobseekers, their teachers and parents.  

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May 11th, 2015

Workchoice Earn & Learn 2015: preparing students for life after school

These free events will give secondary students an opportunity to:

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May 07th, 2015

From Romania to Rangiora: our Signmaking Apprentice of the Year

Portable trade skills, a job vacancy in far-away Rangiora, the support of good employer and industry training organisation Competenz, and plain hard work combined to see recent Romanian immigrant John...

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May 05th, 2015

GOT A TRADE? GOT IT MADE! has Kiwi Fern’s back

Already a staunch supporter of New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL), GOT A TRADE? GOT IT MADE! is getting behind the Kiwi Ferns as a sponsor of the women’s international programme.

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May 04th, 2015

Getting the low-down on this year's butchery awards

Butchery apprentices who have entered, or are considering signing up for the Competenz Butcher Apprentice of the Year competition, will be interested in a series of workshops running nationwide in May.

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May 01st, 2015

Congratulations to our Print Apprentice of the Year

Congratulations to Print Apprentice of the Year, Cheyne Lesa, and this year's finalists. They were chosen from more than 40 people who completed their apprenticeships in 2014, through industry training partner...

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April 30th, 2015

North vs South: butchers’ challenge

The North vs South Butchers’ Challenge was the hidden gem of the 2015 Retail Meat New Zealand Conference, held at Auckland’s Heritage Hotel, 17-18 April, 2015.

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April 30th, 2015

Making it easy to train the ‘best of the best’

Auckland-based engineering firm Fluid & General is training their first ATNZ apprentice — and it's proving a good experience.

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April 30th, 2015

Women in trades: You can’t be what you can’t see

One group of New Zealanders continues to be heavily under-represented among our ATNZ apprentices: women. At the end of 2014, only three of the 389 apprentices on our ATNZ books...

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April 28th, 2015

Congratulations to New Zealand’s top signmaking apprentices for 2015

The 2015 New Zealand Sign and Display Awards in Rotorua on Anzac Day evening were a chance to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Sign and Display Association and to...

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