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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...
Being a paramedic isn't like what you see on TV but it has its own rewards and motivating moments.

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.
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.

Top dogs

Using the dog’s abilities to track and chase down those who choose to break the law.
As someone who has always been passionate about standing up for things and helping to make change, Richard Hills decided to stand for his local community board at the age of 24.
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.
For more than 20 years, Gaylene Rogers has proudly donned the blue uniform of the New Zealand Police Force and there is not much that she hasn’t done during those two decades.
Kendall Cousins works for the Ministry of Education as a Speech-Language Therapist – a role that involves working with young people aged 0-21 years to help develop their communication skills.
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.


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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