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Just say ‘yes’: the secret to beginning a great career in hairdressing

Kodie North encourages aspiring hairdressers to grab every opportunity during their apprenticeship – a philosophy that is certainly paying off for one of HITO’s talented apprentices.

Not for the faint-hearted

About the same time Haydn Drake started university some 17 years ago, he started volunteering for St John. The rest is history.

Taking the lead in holistic healthcare

Claire Roskruge took the road less travelled into aged care nursing.

Physio fix-it

It wasn’t until Neil Barback received physiotherapy treatment for a hockey injury at high school that he considered physio as a possible career choice.

Switching on a world of sound

It wasn’t until Rachel Peddie saw first-hand how much her grandmother benefitted from a hearing aid that she decided to pursue audiology.

Fitness is just the beginning

It’s comments like this – from a happy client recently – that make Jason Whitelaw, co-owner of Beyond Fitness in Tauranga, certain that he’s in the right business.

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...

“University is not the only option” – an on-the-job training success story

On-the-job training provides a good alternative to university study for many and is helping to plug skill shortages in many sectors.

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.

Apprenticeship kick-starts beautiful career

Machaela Robbins says her HITO beauty therapy apprenticeship has been “rewarding and fun”.
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