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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...
Clients can be unpredictable in any business, but when you’re facing hundreds of international travellers entering the country every day, it’s a given.

Top dogs

Using the dog’s abilities to track and chase down those who choose to break the law.
Jordan Goss graduated from Weltec this year, and he has been working in the funeral services industry as an embalmer at Harbour City Funeral Home for the past couple of years.

Off the scale

Ensuring people abide by the rules and regulations that support a sustainable fishery - SIGN US UP!
Keeping a hissing cheetah at bay with a broom and having your truck attacked by hungry lions may seem like one big nightmare to some people, but to Toby Johnson, it’s all part of his dream job.
Wellington Free Ambulance paramedic Riley Hemson is relatively new to the world of paramedicine but already knows it’s a profession that she wants to continue in for the rest of her life.
Schnell Lemon’s early life experiences led directly to her career as a youth worker. She said she was a “disengaged teenager” and that she thought she “knew everything there was to know in life”.
Do you love helping people and want to make a difference?
For 22-year-old lifeguard Naomi Darvill, switching back and forth between hemispheres to follow a constant summer is what she lives for. Many other people live because of what she does too – saving others is all part of her job.


How to become a midwife

Do you want to make a contribution to the community and start a career in midwifery? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a midwife.

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