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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.
Ten years ago, Troy Rawhiti-Forbes’s job did not exist. He is the social media editor for the New Zealand Herald, which means his job description is constantly changing.
Anna Flaherty has the freedom and excitement of a freelance contemporary dancer. She performs, choreographs, and collaborates with other creative talents at events ranging from dance shows and touring to photo shoots and film.
Maddie Morrison taught herself how to sew at a young age and her passion for style and clothing has been growing ever since.
From leaving school at 16 with only basic school certificate qualifications and working in a cardboard factory, to becoming one of New Zealand’s most trusted brands, Mike Pero certainly knows the pathway to success.
Bitten by the creativity bug early on, Nikki Burnet has always wanted to pursue a career in design of some sort.
Award-winning photographer Richard Wood of Hawke’s Bay lives a thrilling and adventurous life – a whirlwind life of travelling, seeing exotic locations and meeting fascinating people – and all the while taking the most amazing photographs.
Who’d have thought you could make a living out of telling stories? Film director Gerard Smyth shares some insights into how it’s done.
It takes persistence, passion, patience and a whole lot of determination to succeed in the acting world. But the rewards can be well worth it, says Kiwi actor Matt Chamberlain.


Youth Advisory Group members announced

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced the twelve young New Zealanders selected to take part in the 2018 Ministerial Youth Advisory Group.