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We've heard plenty about efforts to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics - or STEM - a more diverse space and one that appeals to tomorrow's bright minds. Are they working? Jamie Morton talked to one of our best known role models for science, University of Auckland microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles.
Calling all young Kiwi engineering students - one of the world's top auto manufactures and Formula 1 teams is looking for you.
From pulling pints to unblocking pipes, Halley Edgar has no regrets about giving up her bartending job to study to become a plumber. Nor is she phased about being a female in a male-dominated industry.
Calling all carpentry apprentices: Here's your chance to win a $50,000 prize pack!
There is a high expectation to attend university these days – but is it for everyone? And is the money better in a trade? By Lawrence Watt
Esmey Parata can’t speak highly enough about her plumbing apprenticeship.
Today is both an exciting and threatening time to begin to study for a degree. By Lawrence Watt
There is no such thing as a "man's job" at Shontae Ellmers' new workplace.
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.
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.
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