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Top dogs

Using the dog’s abilities to track and chase down those who choose to break the law.

Cash cows

I’ve always loved animals... so every day I milk 250 cows. Sophia Clark tells us all about her life as a dairy farmer.

The bee’s knees

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz - want to be a Beekeeper? We look at how to work beehives, preparing hiveware, and everything involved with general honey production.
Want to make a difference for communities and families? Perhaps education is a pathway for you.
Language is hugely important - it’s how we communicate ideas, how we connect with others. Here Kate discusses why everyone needs to learn a second language.
Love coming up with creative concepts?

Joining forces

Name: Shevonne Evans  Age: 21 Job: BCITO architectural aluminium joinery apprentice City/town: Tokoroa** What does your job entail? Manufacturing aluminium joinery i.e. aluminium windows and doors. How long have you been doing it? Two and a half years.  What attracted you to this line of work? I wasn’t sure...
Taryn Woodham graduated as a teacher more than 12 years ago, but life took her in other directions. It wasn’t until two years ago that she “came a full circle” and began working as a primary school teacher in Christchurch.

A passion for food

Avril Grant’s foodie career path started out in delicatessens. She got her “lucky break” when she landed a job with Ruth Pretty Catering and over the next 13 and a half years Ruth Pretty taught Avril everything she needed to know to be a chef.
Chris Henry runs 818, an agency that looks after the publicity for some of New Zealand's biggest entertainment projects.
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