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The Western Bay's kiwifruit industry has already started recruiting for thousands of seasonal workers in an effort to avoid a repeat of last year's 1200-job labour shortage.
Fencing firms around the country are crying out for workers.
Travelling is all part of the job for Jo Peterson!
Stefanie Zollmann is part of a wave of scientists who might just change the world.
The global release of epic film Mortal Engines is providing a unique opportunity to highlight New Zealand’s education strengths in creative arts.
James Barber never envisioned himself as a business owner.
Kodie North encourages aspiring hairdressers to grab every opportunity during their apprenticeship – a philosophy that is certainly paying off for one of HITO’s talented apprentices.

App ambitions

Brendan Knowles always liked tinkering with PCs as a kid. Little did he know then that his fascination with computers would one day lead to a career as a software developer and an entrepreneur.
More jobs are in the pipeline as infrastructure development continues to boom and construction companies juggle existing work and new projects.
Theo, a Kiwi farm boy from Matamata who was “bred to hate Auckland”, met city girl Sereen from Birmingham on his OE in London, where they worked at the same engineering company.