A dozen Hawke's Bay teenagers are putting their weekends to good use by building a $100,000 aeroplane - becoming the region's latest aerospace manufacturer in the process.
Final year student projects for Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Information Technology, Diploma in Architectural Technology and Graduate Diploma students from engineering and IT were showcased to the public yesterday in Wellington.
This year one hundred and eighty WelTec and Whitireia students across the Wellington region were part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme.
A Napier carpenter has his sight set on taking home the national title at this year's Registered Master Builders Carters 2017 Apprentice of the Year.
The perfect storm, the construction sector has over-committed with too many businesses turning away the chance to take on apprentices.
A group of youths who had been struggling to find and hold jobs were working hard yesterday - with help from a local initiative.
A Napier engineering apprentice is on a mission to get more people into trades.
The country is facing a skill shortage in the trade sector
On Monday the Industry Training Federation (ITF) announced the 'Got a trade? Got it made!' campaign, intended to reach out to young people with the message that there's more than one way to launch a career.
One of the country's largest training organisations has set up a temporary classroom in Rotorua's Pukuatua St teaching students bike mechanic skills.