JETmag Blog


Innovative market for Maori business ‘great success’

A Whangarei market which gave Maori businesses the chance to showcase their products was a "great success", organisers say.

Apprentice of the Year Awards coming up

A Napier carpenter has his sight set on taking home the national title at this year's Registered Master Builders Carters 2017 Apprentice of the Year.


Smith, Chen take top honours at Secondary School Awards

Swimming sensation Ciara Smith and boxing star Kyle Chen took out top honours at the 26th annual ASB Northland Secondary Schools Sports Awards.


Young Māori and Pasifika Building Graduates Positive about the Future

This year one hundred and eighty WelTec and Whitireia students across the Wellington region were part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme.

Dave Burt: No wonder there is a skills shortage in construction

The perfect storm, the construction sector has over-committed with too many businesses turning away the chance to take on apprentices.

Federated Farmers Apprenticeship launches

Thinking of getting into the dairy industry? New apprenticeship launches

Uni students take up iwi internship with Te Tatau o Te...

Two Victoria University of Wellington students are the first in the country to undertake an iwi internship at Te Tatau o Te Arawa.

Sector Profiles



Bay pair scoop $15k Zespri scholarships

Two Western Bay of Plenty teenagers have each scooped a $15,000 Zespri academic scholarship despite vastly differing levels of orchard experience.