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The latest in our series of Q&A career profiles of real people, doing real jobs, is about Laura Skidmore, who is a pharmacist.
The latest in our series of Q&A career profiles of real people, doing real jobs is about Kerry, who is an occupational therapist.
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.
About the same time Haydn Drake started university some 17 years ago, he started volunteering for St John. The rest is history.
Claire Roskruge took the road less travelled into aged care nursing.

Physio fix-it

It wasn’t until Neil Barback received physiotherapy treatment for a hockey injury at high school that he considered physio as a possible career choice.
It wasn’t until Rachel Peddie saw first-hand how much her grandmother benefitted from a hearing aid that she decided to pursue audiology.
It’s comments like this – from a happy client recently – that make Jason Whitelaw, co-owner of Beyond Fitness in Tauranga, certain that he’s in the right business.

Baby love

Baby love Name: Bonnie Hunter   Age: 29  Job: Midwife  City/town: Christchurch  What does your job entail? I am a lead maternity carer (LMC) midwife, working in the community. I am self-employed, with a caseload of women whom I look after throughout their pregnancies, births and until their babies are six weeks old. I care...
On-the-job training provides a good alternative to university study for many and is helping to plug skill shortages in many sectors.
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