A Rotorua scheme is empowering young apprentices fresh out of study.
Job advertisements on jobs website Seek were up 9.9 per cent in the year to August.
A group of Kaitaia College students, including myself, had the privilege of attending a small meeting with Northland Age editor Peter Jackson recently, in which we learned about newspaper processes.
Yianni knew exactly what he wanted to do after leaving secondary school, and through help of a family friend, landed work as a labourer with Right Angle Builders Ltd in Wellington.
Bob Meertens wasn’t entirely sure about what to do when he left secondary school, so he decided to travel for a short time while figuring out the next step.
Except for previous experience in the community, 28-year-old Leti Fatu had no formal qualifications when she began work as a caregiver at Te Hopai Home and Hospital in Wellington in 2004.
An important part of Mike Fraser’s job at Taupo Native Plant Nursery is looking after the health and wellbeing of plants in the nursery.
Adam was 23 when he officially became a skipper for a commercial fishing boat, but the sea has been a passion of his for his whole life.