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Top hairdresser Ed Rapley says that if you have good time-management skills and can communicate well with people, hairdressing could be the career for you.

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.
About the same time Haydn Drake started university some 17 years ago, he started volunteering for St John. The rest is history.
On-the-job training provides a good alternative to university study for many and is helping to plug skill shortages in many sectors.
You want to help others to improve their fitness? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a fitness instructor.

Make me beautiful

A career in beauty therapy was a natural progression for Priyanka Sharma, who developed a passion for the industry at a young age.

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...
As glamorous as it sounds, there’s more hard work involved in the fashion world than you might think.
New Zealand is training a lot more doctors and nurses, but fewer accountants and teachers, as students seek out courses that will get them good jobs.
You want to specialise in the healthcare industry? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a dentist.
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