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How to become a dentist

You want to specialise in the healthcare industry? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a dentist.

How to become a fitness instructor

You want to help others to improve their fitness? Here’s what you need to know about how to become a fitness instructor.

Taking the lead in holistic healthcare

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

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.

Students favouring health, engineering and IT over accounting, teaching

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.

Strong sense of self key to Pacific sexual health

Dr Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia has been awarded a Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship for her project ‘Nesian Narratives – enhancing sexuality education for Pacific communities’. The three-year initiative will involve the development, pilot and evaluation of a Pacific...

“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.

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...

Apprenticeship kick-starts beautiful career

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

A helping hand: The life of an occupational therapist

The latest in our series of Q&A career profiles of real people, doing real jobs is about Kerry, who is an occupational therapist.

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