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WOWZA'S! Tomorrow night, Henry Chen will be honoured in a ceremony at Eden Park as New Zealand's top overall student in the Cambridge international exams for 2017, and top in the world for A-level physics.
Being a paramedic isn't like what you see on TV but it has its own rewards and motivating moments.
Netane Takau can honestly say that nursing was not part of his future plan when he was at high school. Originally from Tonga, Netane came to New Zealand after finishing high school to visit his great grandmother and also look for a job.
Want to earn money while predicting the future? If you have a scientific mind, you might enjoy becoming a meteorologist.
It was a bad case of hay fever that led Christian Robinson to a career in medicine.

A life under water

As the senior lecturer in Marine Biology and Marine Biology programme director at Victoria University of Wellington, James Bell – marine biologist – splits his time between academic research and teaching future marine biologists.
The latest in our series of Q&A job profiles is about Kieran, who is a nurse in Hawke's Bay.

Women in science

For the third year running the MacDiarmid Institute will be hosting a free lecture in Whanganui, this time giving an insight into an industry "dominated by males".

Marine magic

Marine scientist Wilma Blom says finding the right career is all about doing something that you love.
Look into any number of classrooms around the country where technology and sciences are taught, and you may find only one girl among a room of boys. 


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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